Cade Cunningham Named to Kia NBA All-Rookie First Team

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DETROIT, May 19, 2022 ~ Detroit Pistons guard Cade Cunningham was named to the 2021-22 Kia NBA All-Rookie First Team, the NBA announced Wednesday.

Cunningham received votes on all 100 ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

Among all NBA rookies this season, he ranked first in scoring, second in assists, tied for third in steals, and is fifth in rebounds.

In March, he joined Michael Jordan and Oscar Robertson as the only rookies in NBA history to average minimums of 22 points, six rebounds, and seven assists in a single month.

His totals in points, rebounds, and assists put him in the company of Luka Doncic, LeBron James, Magic Johnson, Alvan Adams, and Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA history with minimums of 1,100 points, 350 rebounds, and 350 assists through 64 career games.