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Luka Doncic wins NBA Rookie of the Year award

/ 09:40 AM June 25, 2019

NBA player Luka Doncic, of the Dallas Mavericks, accepts the NBA rookie of the year award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 24, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

SANTA MONICA, California—Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks has won Rookie of the Year at the NBA Awards.

The 20-year-old small forward from Slovenia accepted his trophy from RJ Barrett, who went to the New York Knicks as the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft last week.

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Doncic was the No. 3 pick last year.

The other finalists were Deandre Ayton of Phoenix and Trae Young of Atlanta.

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