WASHINGTON, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons were unanimously selected for the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First Team after receiving all 60 First Team ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (99 First Team votes) fell one vote shy of joining Mitchell and Simmons as a unanimous selection to the NBA All-Rookie First Team.
The First Team also features Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma (93 First Team votes) and Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen (76).
Mitchell, Simmons and Tatum are the three finalists for the 2017-18 NBA Rookie of the Year award.
The NBA All-Rookie Second Team consists of Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic, Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins, Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson and Dallas Mavericks guard Dennis Smith.