2017 - 18's NBA Rookie of the Year decision is set to be a good one with a VERY strong field. Let's take a look at the top contenders;

Ben Simmons

ben simmons rookie card

After spending 2016-17 injured Simmons counts as a rookie for this season and what a season. Simmons' statistics and impact at both ends of the court for the 76ers can't be ignored;

PPG - 15.9
APG - 8.2
SPG - 1.8
Donovan Mitchell
donovan mitchell rookie card
Mitchell grabbed back-to-back Rookie of the Month awards in the Western Conference and lead all rookies in points with 20.5 per game. That average comes with a 16.71 player efficiency rating (fifth among qualified rookies).

PPG - 20.5
APG - 3.7
FG   - 43.7%

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