NBA Awards: Rookie of the Year, Full List of Winners

This is the complete list of all the NBA players that won the Rookie of the Year Award.

Current Rookie of the Year:

Malcolm Brogdon
2016-17 Rookie of the Year

NBA Awards: Rookie of the Year

The Rookie of the Year Award or "Eddie Gottlieb Trophy" is the recognition to the best first-year player. It is named that way after the pro basketball pioneer and owner-coach of the first NBA champion (then BAA) Philadelphia Warriors.

Winners are selected by a national panel of pro basketball writers and broadcasters.

Only 19 times the Rookie of the Year was the player selected first in the NBA Draft previous to that season.

More about the NBA Rookie of the Year: ROY Year by Year / ROY by Team


NBA Champions = NBA Champion that same year

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NBA Awards: Rookie of the Year, full list of winners

Season Player   Team Points Rebounds Assists
2016-17 Malcolm Brogdon Milwaukee Bucks 10.2 2.8 4.2
2015-16 Karl-Anthony Towns (1) Minnesota Timberwolves 18.3 10.4 2.0
2014-15 Andrew Wiggins (1) Minnesota Timberwolves 16.9 4.6 2.1
2013-14 Michael Carter-Williams Philadelphia 76ers 16.7 6.2 6.3
2012-13 Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers 19.0 3.1 6.5
2011-12 Kyrie Irving (1) Cleveland Cavaliers 18.5 3.7 5.4
2010-11 Blake Griffin Los Angeles Clippers 22.5 12.1 3.8
2009-10 Tyreke Evans Sacramento Kings 20.1 5.3 5.8
2008-09 Derrick Rose (1) Chicago Bulls 16.8 3.9 6.3
2007-08 Kevin Durant Seattle Supersonics 20.3 4.4 2.4
2006-07 Brandon Roy Portland Trail Blazers 16.8 4.4 4.0
2005-06 Chris Paul New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 16.1 5.1 7.8
2004-05 Emeka Okafor Charlotte Bobcats 15.1 10.9 0.9
2003-04 LeBron James (1) Cleveland Cavaliers 20.9 5.5 5.9
2002-03 Amare Stoudemire Phoenix Suns 13.5 8.8 1.0
2001-02 Pau Gasol Memphis Grizzlies 17.6 8.9 2.7
2000-01 Mike Miller Orlando Magic 11.9 4.0 1.7
1999-00 Elton Brand (1) (2) Chicago Bulls 20.1 10.0 1.9
1999-00 Steve Francis (2) Houston Rockets 18.0 5.3 6.6
1998-99 Vince Carter Toronto Raptors 18.3 5.7 3.0
1997-98 Tim Duncan (1) San Antonio Spurs 21.1 11.9 2.7
1996-97 Allen Iverson (1) Philadelphia 76ers 23.5 4.1 7.5
1995-96 Damon Stoudamire Toronto Raptors 19.0 4.0 9.3
1994-95 Grant Hill (2) Detroit Pistons 19.9 6.4 5.0
1994-95 Jason Kidd (2) Dallas Mavericks 11.7 5.4 7.7
1993-94 Chris Webber (1) Golden State Warriors 17.5 9.1 3.6
1992-93 Shaquille O'Neal (1) Orlando Magic 23.4 13.9 1.9
1991-92 Larry Johnson (1) Charlotte Hornets 19.2 11.0 3.6
1990-91 Derrick Coleman (1) New Jersey Nets 18.4 10.3 2.2
1989-90 David Robinson (1) San Antonio Spurs 24.3 12.0 2.0
1988-89 Mitch Richmond Golden State Warriors 22.0 5.9 4.2
1987-88 Mark Jackson New York Knicks 13.6 4.8 10.6
1986-87 Chuck Person Indiana Pacers 18.8 8.3 3.6
1985-86 Patrick Ewing (1) New York Knicks 20.0 9.0 2.0
1984-85 Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls 28.2 6.5 5.9
1983-84 Ralph Sampson (1) Houston Rockets 21.0 11.1 2.0
1982-83 Terry Cummings San Diego Clippers 23.7 10.6 2.5
1981-82 Buck Williams New Jersey Nets 15.5 12.3 1.3
1980-81 Darrell Griffith Utah Jazz 20.6 3.6 2.4
1979-80 Larry Bird Boston Celtics 21.3 10.4 4.5
1978-79 Phil Ford Kansas City Kings 15.9 2.3 8.6
1977-78 Walter Davis Phoenix Suns 24.2 6.0 3.4
1976-77 Adrian Dantley Buffalo Braves 20.3 7.6 1.9
1975-76 Alvan Adams Phoenix Suns 19.0 9.1 5.6
1974-75 Jamaal Wilkes
NBA Champions
Golden State Warriors 14.2 8.2 2.2
1973-74 Ernie DiGregorio Buffalo Braves 15.2 2.7 8.2
1972-73 Bob McAdoo Buffalo Braves 18.0 9.1 1.7
1971-72 Sidney Wicks Portland Trail Blazers 24.5 11.5 4.3
1970-71 Dave Cowens (2) Boston Celtics 17.0 15.0 2.8
1970-71 Geoff Petrie (2) Portland Trail Blazers 24.8 3.4 4.8
1969-70 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1) (3) Milwaukee Bucks 28.8 14.5 4.1
1968-69 Wes Unseld Baltimore Bullets 13.8 18.2 2.6
1967-68 Earl Monroe Baltimore Bullets 24.3 5.7 4.3
1966-67 Dave Bing Detroit Pistons 20.0 4.5 4.1
1965-66 Rick Barry San Francisco Warriors 25.7 10.6 2.2
1964-65 Willis Reed New York Knicks 19.5 14.7 1.7
1963-64 Jerry Lucas Cincinnati Royals 17.7 17.4 2.6
1962-63 Terry Dischinger Chicago Zephyrs 25.5 8.0 3.1
1961-62 Walt Bellamy (1) Chicago Packers 31.6 19.0 2.7
1960-61 Oscar Robertson (1) Cincinnati Royals 30.5 10.1 9.7
1959-60 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Warriors 37.6 27.0 2.3
1958-59 Elgin Baylor (1) Minneapolis Lakers 24.9 15.0 4.1
1957-58 Woody Sauldsberry Philadelphia Warriors 12.8 10.3 0.8
1956-57 Tom Heinsohn
NBA Champions
Boston Celtics 16.2 9.8 1.6
1955-56 Maurice Stokes Rochester Royals 16.8 16.3 4.9
1954-55 Bob Pettit Milwaukee Hawks 20.4 13.8 3.2
1953-54 Ray Felix Baltimore Bullets (1st) 17.6 13.3 1.1
1952-53 Monk Meineke Fort Wayne Pistons 10.7 6.9 2.2


(1) First overall pick in the NBA draft that year
(2) the voting was tied and they both received the award
(3) When he won the award his name was Lew Alcindor. He changed it to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar after the 1970-71 season.