Gorgui Dieng Named To The NBA's All-Rookie Second Team

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Despite playing hardly any meaningful minutes before the final seven weeks of the season, Gorgui Dieng made enough of an impression during the time he was in the spotlight to earn a nod on the NBA's All-Rookie Second Team.

Dieng, who recorded nine double-doubles in Minnesota's final 18 games, finished sixth in the NBA's Rookie of the Year voting earlier this month.

Here's the full rundown of the honorees:

NBA All-Rookie first team

Player Team First (2 pt) Second (1 Pt) Total
Michael Carter-Williams Philadelphia 125 - 250
Victor Oladipo Orlando 124 - 248
Trey Burke Utah 108 14 230
Mason Plumlee Brooklyn 95 24 214
Tim Hardaway Jr. New York 87 30 204


NBA All-Rookie second team

Player Team First (2 pt) Second (1 Pt) Total
Kelly Olynyk Boston 19 81 119
Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee 15 86 116
Gorgui Dieng Minnesota 21 54 96
Cody Zeller Charlotte 3 61 67
Steven Adams Oklahoma City 9 47 65


Other players receiving votes, with point totals (first place votes in parentheses)
Ben McLemore, Sacramento, 63 (4); Pero Antic, Atlanta, 62 (10); Nick Calathes Memphis, 39 (2); Ryan Kelly, L.A. Lakers, 29; Matthew Dellavedova, Cleveland, 20 (3); Nate Wolters, Milwaukee, 20; Ray McCallum, Sacramento, 8; Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Detroit, 6; Hollis Thompson, Philadelphia, 5; Tony Snell, Chicago, 4; Phil Pressey, Boston, 2; Anthony Bennett, Cleveland, 1; Reggie Bullock, L.A. Clippers, 1; Robert Covington, Houston, 1; Alex Len, Phoenix, 1; C.J. McCollum, Portland, 1; Shabazz Muhammad, Minnesota, 1; Andre Roberson, Oklahoma City, 1; Jeff Withey, New Orleans, 1.

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