Paolo Banchero headlines the 2022-23 NBA All-Rookie first team as No. 1 overall draft gets unanimous vote after starring for Orlando Magic
- Orlando Magic’s Paolo Banchero was named to the first team on all 100 ballots
- It comes after Rookie of the Year crown following 20-point average season
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Orlando Magic star Paolo Banchero was a unanimous selection for the 2022-23 NBA All-Rookie first team announced Monday.
The Rookie of the Year was joined on the first team by Utah Jazz center Walker Kessler, Indiana Pacers forward Bennedict Mathurin, Sacramento Kings forward Keegan Murray and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jalen Williams.
The No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft impressed for the Magic, averaging 20.0 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists.
Kessler averaged 9.2 points and 8.4 rebounds and finished fourth in the league with 173 blocks.
Mathurin averaged 16.7 points, second among rookies behind Banchero, and canned 100 3-pointers.
Rookie of the Year Paolo Banchero headlined the 2022-23 NBA All-Rookie first team
Murray led all first-year players and set a Kings rookie record with 206 3-point field goals.
Williams topped the rookie class with 103 steals and averaged 14.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists.
Jabari Smith Jr., the No. 3 overall pick, anchors the All-Rookie second team that included fellow Houston Rockets forward Tari Eason, San Antonio Spurs forward Jeremy Sochan, and Detroit Pistons teammates Jaden Ivey and Jalen Duren.
Banchero was named to the first team on all 100 ballots, followed by Williams (99), Kessler (95), Murray (88), Mathurin (71), Ivey (43), Eason (two) and Smith (one).
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Jalen Williams was named to the first team on 99 ballots