Orlando Magic forward Paolo Banquero (21) was named the most brilliant rookie of the 2022-23 season.
On the 26th (Korean time), Banquero was named the rookie of the year announced by the NBA Secretariat.
Banquero won first place from 98 voters out of 100 reporters and commentators, received second and third places, and rose to first place with a total score of 494 points.
He will receive the Wilt Chamberlain Trophy, given to Rookie of the Year.
Banquero, who was nominated as the first overall pick in the 2022 draft, played 72 games in his debut season, averaging 33.8 minutes, recording 20 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists.
He is the third Orlando player to win this award, following Shaquille O’Neal (1993) and Mike Miller (2001).
Jaylen Williams of Oklahoma City came in second with 75 second-place votes and 16 third-place votes with 241 points, followed by Utah Jazz’s Walker Kessler with two first-place votes, 17 second-place votes, and 53 third-place votes. 메이저놀이터