Should Joel Embiid Have Won Rookie Of The Year Over Malcolm Brogdon? | The Jump | ESPN

Stephen Jackson, Amin Elhassan and Rachel Nichols discuss if Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid should have won Rookie of the Year at the 2017 NBA awards over Milwaukee Bucks’ Malcolm Brogdon.

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  • he was my pic to win I like the bucks team

  • That fact that they didn't mention Dario says it all. If people would've watched him play (fans) then they would know what the Prez is all about! His control over a game for a rookie is remarkable. Philly n Boston fans are so delusional in the NBA. Actually in football too 😂

  • Brogdon sucks ass. Gotta give it to Embiid.

  • Bucks bitchs.

  • i would have wanted embiid to win if he was able to play a full season.

  • I can't believe she's really arguing about this.

  • we are talking about their rookie seasons right?
    Obviously Embiid is the best player from the class (even though its not his class lol)

    But his season was not as good if he only did 30 something games.

    LeBron is the best player but the regular season MVP was Russ or the Beard.

  • No , because of how little games he played…but Dario should've won

  • the rookie of the year nominee system might need a chance, we all most agree that yes Embiid was impactful and great in the 30 plus games he played but why was he even nominated to be in voting if he played lesser games. He would have won if he played more games but he is not being voted in the ballot because he didnt play enough games, might as well not have him in the voting but just have him in the All-Rookie 1st team. Instead maybe a criteria to be voted into the nominee for best rookie should be, at least played 50 games or so like Chris Webber

  • Joel Embiid was hands down ROY. Brogdon didn't even win rookie of the month once so how tf do he win ROY?

  • Do we really care about a rookie of the fucking month

  • philly fans are annoying. Brogdon averaged two points less the saric while leading all rookies in ast steals fg% 3pt% (40% top ten in the league) while being the point gaurd on a playoff team and came up with big time plays the whole year.

  • Probably shouldn't have given the award this year. Brogden wasn't a stand out at all. This was a putrid rookie class, similar to the year Mike Miller won it.

  • Dario saric was literally on such a bad team he was first scoring option as a rookie when Embiid wasn't there, and he shot 41% from the field and 31% from three. While wasn't even a third option most of the time and still averaged 10 points and 4 assists his rookie season. Along with shooting 47% from the field and 40% from three


  • he played 31 games! Rachael has the worst opinion

  • No… 30 games

  • Saric was MVP there is not even a discussion. Every news reporter right now looks and sounds like idiots not mentioning the real mvp. Brazilian here, i don't even root for Dario's team, but that MVP was very obvious

  • Who the fuck is this

  • I agree with brogdon

  • Saric getting that European treatment

  • if anyone was fucked over it was dario

  • Nope, Saric should've.