Kings’ Tyreke Evans Wins ROY, So Warriors, Bucks Fans Should Stop Whining

April 28th, 2010 by Blake Mehigan Leave a reply »
Sacramento Kings rookie Tyreke Evans was named Rookie of the Year for the 2009-2010 season yesterday. The Memphis product had a season that may not have been expected by many, and was an early candidate for Rookie of the Year. With the unexpected play of Evans along with Brandon Jennings, the two appeared to be clear competitors all season long for the prestigious award won by Mike Miller, Damon Stoudemire and Derrick Coleman in years past. 

In the preceding weeks and months there had been great discussion about who would bear the honor of being Rookie of the Year. Early on the favorite appeared to be the unwieldy Jennings, but cooled off severely after having an explosive fifty-five point game against a team that would bear the late not-so-dark horse, Stephen Curry.

Curry was the darling of the NCAA tournament in 2008 when he took a relatively unknown school in Davidson to the Elite 8. He had gained major national attention and was being considered one of the top picks in the coming draft. Curry elected to stay one more year and was selected seventh overall by the Golden State Warriors this past summer.

Curry has been the best rookie of 201 ...

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