Cousins Finishes 3rd in ROY Voting

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DeMarcus Cousins finished third in this year’s Rookie of the Year race, behind John Wall and award winner Blake Griffin.  Only six players received votes.  Here’s how the voting broke down:

Rookie Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Blake Griffin Clippers 118 590
John Wall Wizards 91 22 295
DeMarcus Cousins Kings 11 48 81
Landry Fields Knicks 12 26 62
Gary Neal Spurs 3 10 19
Greg Monroe Pistons 1 12 15

The Bee’s Jason Jones voted Griffin first, Cousins second and Wall third.

Voting numbers via the Sac Bee.

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