Lauri Markkanen, Bogdan Bogdanovic caps stellar NBA Rookie season with team honours

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Chicago Bulls’ Lauri Markkanen and Sacramento Kings’ Bogdan Bogdanovic have been named in the NBA’s First and Second All-Rookie Teams.

Finland international Markkanen was selected in the First Team, while 2017 EuroLeague champion Bogdan Bogdanovic, the MVP of this year’s Rising Star Game made it to the Second Team.

Markkanen, the fastest player in NBA history to make 100 three-pointers, received 76 votes from 100 ballots from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

The All-Rookie teams:

First team: Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum, Kyle Kuzma, Lauri Markkanen.

Second team: Dennis Smith Jr., Lonzo Ball, John Collins, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Josh Jackson.