NBA Rookie of the Year Award was created in 1953.
The Rookie of The Year trophy..
Kevin Durant went second overall in the 2007 NBA Draft, and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year for the 2007 - 2008 season.
In the 1962-63 NBA season, Terry Dischinger of the Chicago Zephyrs won the Rookie of the Year.
yes he did win the nba rookie of the year in 2003
A nba player who has been in the nba for less than a year
He was a rookie during the 2003-04 NBA season
A rookie is anyone in their first year of professional sport; in the NBA it would be someone who has never played in it before.