2013 NBA Playoffs

New York, NY

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was unanimously selected NBA Rookie of the Year after averaging 19.0 points, 6.5 assists and 3.1 rebounds while keeping his team competitive for a playoff spot.

The No. 6 overall pick in last year's draft, Lillard appeared in all 82 games this season, playing 38.6 minutes per contest, leading the league during the regular season.

Behind Lillard, according to order, were: No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis, Andre Drummond, Dion Waiters, Harrison Barnes, Chris Copeland, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Jonas Valanciunas and John Jenkins.

Lillard, 22, is the fourth player in the history of the award to win it in unanimous fashion, joining Rockets center Ralph Sampson (1983-84), Spurs center David Robinson (1989-90) and Clippers forward Blake Griffin (2010-11).

The 6-foot-3 Lillard also joined Oscar Robertson and Allen Iverson as the only three rookies in NBA history to record at least 1,500 points and 500 assists. He also broke Stephen Curry's rookie record for made 3-pointers in a season, with 185.

Lillard is the third Rookie of the Year from the Blazers and first since Brandon Roy in 2006-07.








Blazers Damian Lillard Unanimously Selected Rookie of the Year