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Who has been named Rookie of the Year? A complete list of previous winners

The Charlotte Hornets' LaMelo Ball pips Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Haliburton to win the 2020-21 Rookie of the Year award.

He becomes the third player from Charlotte to win the award, joining the likes of Larry Johnson (1991-92) and Emeka Okafor (2004-05).

Here's who this season's Rookie of the Year will be joining in the history books.

NBA's Rookie of the Year Award history
YEAR PLAYER TEAM
2021 LaMelo Ball Charlotte Hornets
2020 Ja Morant Memphis Grizzlies
2019 Luka Doncic Dallas Mavericks
2018 Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers
2017 Malcolm Brogdon Milwaukee Bucks
2016 Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota Timberwolves
2015 Andrew Wiggins Minnesota Timberwolves
2014 Michael Carter-Williams Philadelphia 76ers
2013 Damian Lillard Portland Trail Blazers
2012 Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers
2011 Blake Griffin LA Clippers
2010 Tyreke Evans Sacramento Kings
2009 Derrick Rose Chicago Bulls
2008 Kevin Durant Seattle SuperSonics
2007 Brandon Roy Portland Trail Blazers
2006 Chris Paul New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets
2005 Emeka Okafor Charlotte Bobcats
2004 LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers
2003 Amar'e Stoudemire Phoenix Suns
2002 Pau Gasol Memphis Grizzlies
2001 Mike Miller Orlando Magic
2000 Elton Brand & Steve Francis Chicago Bulls & Houston Rockets
1999 Vince Carter Toronto Raptors
1998 Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs
1997 Allen Iverson Philadelphia 76ers
1996 Damon Stoudamire Toronto Raptors
1995 Grant Hill & Jason Kidd Detroit Pistons & Dallas Mavericks
1994 Chris Webber Golden State Warriors
1993 Shaquille O'Neal Orlando Magic
1992 Larry Johnson Charlotte Hornets
1991 Derrick Coleman New Jersey Nets
1990 David Robinson San Antonio Spurs
1989 Mitch Richmond Golden State Warriors
1988 Mark Jackson New York Knicks
1987 Chuck Person Indiana Pacers
1986 Patrick Ewing New York Knicks
1985 Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls
1984 Ralph Sampson Houston Rockets
1983 Terry Cummings San Diego Clippers
1982 Buck Williams New Jersey Nets
1981 Darrell Griffith Utah Jazz
1980 Larry Bird Boston Celtics
1979 Phil Ford Kansas City Kings
1978 Walter Davis Phoenix Suns
1977 Adrian Dantley Buffalo Braves
1976 Alvan Adams Phoenix Suns
1975 Jamaal Wilkes Golden State Warriors
1974 Ernie DiGregorio Buffalo Braves
1973 Bob McAdoo Buffalo Braves
1972 Sidney Wicks Portland Trail Blazers
1971 Dave Cowens & Geoff Petrie Boston Celtics & Portland Trail Blazers
1970 Lew Alcindor Milwaukee Bucks
1969 Wes Unseld Baltimore Bullets
1968 Earl Monroe Baltimore Bullets
1967 Dave Bing Detroit Pistons
1966 Rick Barry San Francisco Warriors
1965 Willis Reed New York Knicks
1964 Jerry Lucas Cincinnati Royals
1963 Terry Dischinger Chicago Zephyrs
1962 Walt Bellamy Chicago Packers
1961 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati Royals
1960 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Warriors
1959 Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Lakers
1958 Woody Sauldsberry Philadelphia Warriors
1957 Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics
1956 Maurice Stokes Rochester Royals
1955 Bob Pettit Milwaukee Hawks
1954 Ray Felix Baltimore Bullets
1953 Don Meineke Fort Wayne Pistons

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