Has a rookie ever won MVP in the NBA?
Only two rookies have won the award: Chamberlain in the 1959–60 season and Wes Unseld in the 1968–69 season.
Has a rookie ever won the Hart Trophy?
Gretzky’s rookie season was so dominant in fact that he was not only named an all-star, but he was also able to secure both the Lady Byng and Hart Memorial Trophies as the league’s most gentlemanly and most valuable player.
Who is the oldest player to win NBA MVP?
- ^ Before the 1971–72 season, Lew Alcindor changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
- ^ At 20 years and 276 days old, Johnson is the youngest Finals MVP winner in history.
- ^ At 38 years and 54 days old, Abdul-Jabbar is the oldest Finals MVP winner in history.
Was Crosby rookie of the year?
Crosby debuted in the NHL during the 2005–06 season, recording 102 points and finishing as runner-up for the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL Rookie of the Year.
|NHL Draft||1st overall, 2005 Pittsburgh Penguins|
Has a rookie goalie ever won the Stanley Cup?
Murray would split the net with Fleury during the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, winning the Stanley Cup again in 2017. Murray became the first goaltender to win back-to-back Stanley Cups as a rookie.
Matt Murray (ice hockey)
|NHL team Former teams||Ottawa Senators Pittsburgh Penguins|