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Michael Carter-Williams wins NBA rookie of the year award
Michael Carter-Williams wins NBA rookie of the year award

Michael Carter-Williams has something to show for being a bright spot in a dismal season for the Philadelphia 76ers. Carter-Williams won the NBA's Rookie of the Year Award on Monday after becoming only the third player since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring (16.7), rebounding (6.3) and assists (6.2). Oscar Robertson (1960-61) and Alvan Adams (1975-76) were the others. Despite the performance of their dynamic guard, the 76ers were awful this season. They were 19-63 and tied an NBA record by losing 26 straight games. “I'd definitely trade this award to be in the playoffs in a second,” Carter-Williams said. “Coaches tell me to watch the playoffs to look...

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