Lakers4PEAT wrote:well..i thought Yao deserved it, despite losing his game towards the end of the season but hey he lost his coach Rudy T. who obviously means a great deal to him, he may have come to the nba knowing how to play the game but remember he played in China...not Europe, and also having to learn and understand english as he plays...can u even imagine that ? imagine going to play professional ball in China without understanding the language and a whole different culture..say what u want but he was the rookie of the year in my book
Sure Yao gots a lot to learn, but Amare was just better prepared for the NBA. Dayam correct me if I'm wrong, but is Amare the 1st High Schooler to get the rookie of the year award??