Collin Sexton selected to NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Posted at 3:23 PM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 15:23:43-04

CLEVELAND — Collin Sexton has been selected to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team for his achievements this season.

He is the 19th rookie in Cavaliers history to earn All-Rookie Team honors and the first one to do so since Dion Waiters and Tyler Sellers in 2012-13.

Sexton had 39 first-team votes and 54 second-team votes from sportswriters and broadcasters.

The panel selects five players for the First Team and five players for the Second Team from any position.

Sexton was drafted eighth in the 2018 NBA Draft and appeared in every single game his rookie season.

He averaged 16.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3 assists per game.

Sexton scored 1,371 points this season, which is the third-most for a Cavs rookie behind Ron Harper, who scored 1,874, and LeBron James, who scored 1,654.

Mavericks' Luka Doncic, Hawks' Trae Young, Suns' Deandre Ayton, Grizzlies' Jaren Jackson Senior and Kings' Marvin Bagley III made the First Team.

Clippers' Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Landry Shamet, Knicks' Mitchell Robinson and Hawks' Kevin Huerter rounded out the Second Team.

RELATED: Which pick did the Cavs get? Cleveland will make the No. 5 selection in the 2019 NBA Draft