Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown dunks during the second half of the NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Sunday, April 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP
Photo: Seth Wenig/AP

Bucks’ Malcolm Brogdon, Celtics Jaylen Brown represent Georgia high schools on NBA All-Rookie Team

Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon and Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown were named to the 2016-2017 NBA All-Rookie Team, the NBA announced on Monday.

Along with Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric, Brogdon— a graduate of Greater Atlanta Christian School— was unanimously voted to the All-Rookie First team, while Brown, a graduate of Wheeler High School in Marietta, was named to the Second Team.

After averaging 10.2 points per game, 4.2 assists per game and 2.8 rebounds per game in his first season with the Bucks, Brogdon is a finalist for the 2016-2017 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year at Monday night’s NBA Awards. Brogdon was selected by the Celtics with the No. 36 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.

Brown, who was drafted third overall out of California in the 2016 Draft, received 24 First Team votes and 106 total points by sportswriters and broadcasters. Brown averaged 6.6 points per game with the Celtics last season.

The Atlanta Hawks rookies Taurean Prince (five votes), DeAndre’ Bembry (one vote) and Malcolm Delaney (one vote) also received a few votes from sportswriters and broadcasters.

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