NBA G League Rookie of the Year Award
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The NBA G League Rookie of the Year is an annual NBA G League (formerly known as the NBA Development League) award given since the league's inaugural season to the top rookie of the regular season. The league's head coaches determine the award by voting and it is usually presented to the honoree during the playoffs.
Fred House was the inaugural winner while playing for the North Charleston Lowgators. Two international players have won the award: Edwin Ubiles of Puerto Rico in 2012, and Abdel Nader of Egypt in 2017. By position, guards have won nine times and forwards eight times. No centers have been awarded the Rookie of the Year.
- "Canton's Quinn Cook Named 2015-16 NBA Development League Rookie Of The Year". NBA.com. April 11, 2016. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- "Lowgators' House Named Rookie of the Year". NBA.com. March 24, 2002. Archived from the original on November 10, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
- D-League Rookie of the Year Award Winners at basketball-reference.com.com