NBA Rookie of the Year Award was created in 1953.
The NBA first presented the Rookie Of The Year award in the 1952-53 season. The winner that year was Monk Meineke of the Fort Wayne Pistons.
Steve Francis and Elton Brand shared the NBA rookie of the year award in 1999-2000.
No. Allen Iverson won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award for the 1996-97 season.
In 1997-98, Tim Duncan won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. Duncan was a forward and center for the San Antonia Spurs. This award came into existence in 1952.
the best statistical or fan liked rookie that just came out of college or highschool.