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Report: Tyreke Evans to be Named NBA Rookie of Year

The Sacramento Bee is Calling it...

Tyreke Evans is the NBA Rookie of the Year.

The Bee quotes 3 informed sources are saying Former Memphis Tigers Guard Tyreke Evans will be named the Leagues' Top Rookie on Thursday.

That would make it 2-straight for the U of M, with the Chicago Bulls Derrick Rose winning it last season.

Evans, who stars for the Sacramento Kings, is one of only 4 Rookies to average at Least 20pts, 5-rebs, and 5assists a game...

The others, Oscar Robinson, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James, all averaged at least those amounts in earning the honor.

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