New Jersey's Derrick Coleman, who led all NBA first-year players in average and rebounding, heads the All-Rookie team.
Coleman and Lionel Simmons of Sacramento, who was second in both categories, were unanimous selections Thursday to the team.Named Rookie of the Year last week, Coleman averaged 18.4 points and 10.3 rebounds. He was 10th overall in the league in rebounding. Coleman also had 99 blocked shots, helping New Jersey lead the league in that category.
Coleman and Simmons each received the maximum 52 points in voting by the league's coaches. Joining them on the first team were Boston's Dee Brown, Charlotte's Kendall Gill and Orlando's Dennis Scott.
Selected to the second team were Minnesota's Felton Spencer, Miami's Willie Burton, Sacramento's Travis Mays, Seattle's Gary Payton and Denver's Chris Jackson.