On May 23, Beijing time, the NBA officially announced the best rookie lineup of 2017-18 season, which was voted by 100 NBA news media and journalists, including Donovan Mitchell of Utah, Ben Simmons of Philadelphia, Jason Tatum of Boston, Kyle Kuzma of Los Angeles Lakers, and zhiga Gorox's Laurie malcanin (76 votes) was named the best rookie team.
Dallas maverick's Dennis Smith Jr., Los Angeles Lakers' ronzo Bauer, Atlanta eagles' John Collins, Sacramento Kings' Bogdan Bogdanovic and Phoenix Suns' Josh Jackson were selected as rookie of the year.
Kyle Kuzma Los Angeles Lakers (16.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 45% shooting, 36.6% three-point shooting)
Kuzma is second only to Mitchell in rookie scoring per game and the first rookie in the League to score 1200 points, 450 rebounds and 150 three points in a single season. He is also the Lakers' first player to get the data since Kobe Bryant in 2007-08.
Laurie Markkanen Chicago bulls (15.2 points, 7.5 rebounds, 36.2% three points, 84.3% free throws)
Marcanin has become the fastest player in NBA history to hit 100 3-pointers, which he did in 41 games. The 7-foot Finnish player is fourth in the rookie's field average, second in rebounds and free throws.
Donovan Mitchell Utah (20.5 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.49 steals)
Mitchell became the first player to win 45+ games since David Robinson in 1989-90. The four time western month rookie of the year has set a rookie record of 187 three-point shots in a single season.
Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers (15.8 points, 8.2 assists, 8.1 rebounds, 1.73 steals)
Simmons joined Oscar Robertson in the 1960-61 season, becoming the only rookie in NBA history to score at least 15 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. The four time east month rookie of the year winner averaged rebounds, assists and steals the lead on the court. Helped the 76ers to 52-30, ranking third in the East.
Jason Tatum Boston Celtics (13.9 points, 5 rebounds, 47.5% shooting, 43.4% three-point shooting)
Tatum leads the rookie in three-point shooting and is eighth out of all NBA players. The Duke produced small forward started all 80 games and helped the green army to 55-27, ranking second in the East.
Other players who got the vote: BAM Adebayor (heat), Darron fox (King), og anunoby (Raptors), Jaret Allen (NETs), Dillon Brooks (Grizzlies), Jordan bell (Warriors), Royce O'Neill (Jazz), Zach Collins (trailblazers), Milos teodorcic (clippers), Luke Kennard (or), Frank Mason III (King) Malik Munk (hornet), Frank nilikna (Knicks), semio ojele (Celtic), cindarius Sunwell (clipper)