April 17, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard (0) pauses during a free throw against Golden State Warriors in the second half at the Rose Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

Damian Lillard named 2013 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year; Anthony Davis Second

It is official everyone. Damian Lillard has been officially named the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, which is the exclamation point to an unexpected season for the point guard.

Lillard won the award hands down. He was a unaimous winner, receiving all 121 first place votes. Blake Griffin was the last rookie to win in such fashion. This season he averaged a rookie high 19 points per game, 6.5 assists, and a little over 38 minutes per game.

This is how the voting finished via NBA.com:

2012-2013 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Voting Results

Rookie, Team 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Damian Lillard, Portland 121 605
Anthony Davis, New Orleans 96 18 306
Bradley Beal, Washington 14 52 94
Andre Drummond, Detroit 5 21 36
Dion Waiters, Cleveland 2 15 21
Harrison Barnes, Golden State 1 5 8
Chris Copeland, New York 2 2 8
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Charlotte 3 3
Jonas Valanciunas, Toronto 2 2
John Jenkins, Atlanta 1 1

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