Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist make 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie Team

The Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard, the unanimous selection for the 2012-13 Kia Rookie of the Year, headlines the 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced today.  Lillard was the lone unanimous First Team selection (58 points, 29 First Team votes), while the Wizards’ Bradley Beal and the New Orleans Hornets’ Anthony Davis totaled 57 points each, including 28 First Team votes. Rounding out the 2012-13 All-Rookie First Team are Dion Waiters of the Cleveland Cavaliers (50 points, 21 First Team) and of the Golden State Warriors (47 points, 18 First Team).

The voting panel consisted of the NBA’s 30 head coaches, who were asked to select five players for the first team and five players for the second team, regardless of position. Coaches were not permitted to vote for players on their own team. Two points were awarded for first team votes and one for second team votes.

The All-Rookie Second Team consists of the Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond (35 points, 10 First Team), the Toronto Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas (31 points, six First Team), the Charlotte Bobcats’ Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (29 points, three First Team), the Detroit Pistons’ Kyle Singler (17 points, one First Team), and the Cavaliers’ Tyler Zeller (15 points, three First Team).

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