Luka Doncic wins 2019 NBA Rookie of the Year award
ABS-CBN Sports on Jun 25, 2019 09:26 AM
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 24: Luka Doncic accepts the Kia NBA Rookie of the Year award onstage during the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner Sports)
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks has won Rookie of the Year at the NBA Awards.
The 20-year-old small forward from Slovenia accepted his trophy from RJ Barrett, who went to the New York Knicks as the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft last week.
Doncic was the No. 3 pick last year.
The other finalists were Deandre Ayton of Phoenix and Trae Young of Atlanta.