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How many players in NBA history became rookie all-stars?

Asked by jacklynch70 (27points) January 5th, 2011

Blake Griffin is playing incredibly, perhaps at all-star level. Does anyone know how many (and which) NBA players became an all-star in their rookie year?

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1951 Bob Cousy Boston Celtics Yes (yes or no indicates if they were starters)
1951 Paul Arizin Philadelphia Warriors No
1951 Larry Foust Fort Wayne Pistons No
1954 Ray Felix Baltimore Bullets Yes
1954 Jack Molinas Fort Wayne Pistons No
1954 Don Sunderlage Milwauke Hawks No
1955 Bob Pettit Milwauke Hawks No
1955 Frank Selvy Milwauke Hawks No
1956 Maurice Stokes Rochester Royals No
1957 Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics Yes
1959 Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Lakers No
1960 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Warriors Yes
1961 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati Royals Yes
1961 Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers No
1962 Walt Bellamy Chicago Packers Yes
1963 Terry Dischinger Chicago Zephyrs No
1964 Jerry Lucas Cincinnati Royals Yes
1965 Willis Reed New York Knicks No
1965 Luke Jackson Philadelphia 76ers Yes
1966 Rick Barry San Francisco Warriors Yes
1969 Wes Unseld Baltimore Bullets No
1969 Elvin Hayes San Diego Rockets Yes
1970 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwauke Bucks No
1971 Geoff Petrie Portland Trail Blazers No
1971 John Johnson Cleveland Cavaliers No
1972 Sidney Wicks Portland Trail Blazers No
1976 Alvan Adams Phoenix Suns No
1978 Walter Davis Phoenix Suns No
1980 Larry Bird Boston Celtics No
1980 Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Yes
1980 Bill Cartwright New York Knicks No
1982 Isiah Thomas Detroit Pistons Yes
1982 Kelly Tripucka Detroit Pistons No
1982 Buck Williams New Jersey Nets No
1984 Ralph Sampson Houston Rockets No
1985 Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Yes
1985 Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Rockets No
1986 Patrick Ewing New York Knicks No
1990 David Robinson San Antonio Spurs No
1992 Dikembe Mutombo Denver Nuggets No
1993 Shaquille O’Neal Orlando Magic Yes
1995 Grant Hill Detroit Pistons Yes
1998 Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs No
2003 Yao Ming Houston Rockets Yes

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