Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson was named Monday to the NBA all-rookie first team.
Clarkson joins rookie of the year Andrew Wiggins (Minnesota Timberwolves), Nikola Mirotic (Chicago Bulls), Nerlens Noel (Philadelphia 76ers) and Elfrid Payton (Orlando Magic) on the squad, as voted by members of the media.
Clarkson, cognizant of his low draft status last year, called it "crazy" to be honored for the award. He was working out at the team's training facility when Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak came over to tell him of the all-rookie news.
"It's a great accomplishment but I know I've still got a lot to prove," he said. "I've got to continue to stay...