Turner receives votes for rookie team

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Evan Turner (center) received votes for the NBA All-Rookie teams, but didn't make the first or second team. (Ron Cortes/Staff Photographer)

The NBA announced the results of the 2011 T-Mobile NBA All-Rookie Team and, not shockingly, the Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin headlined the selections.

76ers rookie Evan Turner did not make the 1st or 2nd team, but he was among those rookies "receiving votes," and received 12 total points, but no first-place votes.

The first team consisted of Griffin, Wall, Landry Fields, DeMarcus Cousins, and Gary Neal. The second team included Greg Monroe, Wesley Johnson, Eric Bledsoe, Derrick Favors, and Paul George. For comparison, and not as a slight to Indiana's George, Griffin received 58 total points (29 first-place votes), while George received the fewest number of points (it says 12, but the math totals to 14, with 1 first-place vote for 2 points, and 12 second-place votes for 1 point each).

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Turner tied Jordan Crawford for the most points among those receiving votes, but not placing on a team. 

Turner's final numbers this season were 7.2 points and 3.9 rebounds a game during the regular season. In the playoffs, Turner averaged 8.0 points and 4.6 rebounds a game.

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