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How Sportswriters are Like Coaches: Explaining the Vote for Rookie of the Year

April 30, 2009 by


My last post focused on media’s decision to give the 2009 Rookie of the Year award to Derrick Rose.  The post began by noting that Rose was essentially an average point guard in 2008-09.  It then proceeded to offer the following argument: So why was he named Rookie of the Year?  The key issue is point […]