Dallas Mavericks guard Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. In 36 games with the Mavericks, Ferrell averaged
11.3 points, 4.3 assists, 2.8 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 29.0 minutes while shooting .412 from the field, .403 from behind-the-arc and .877 from the free throw line.
The Indianapolis native went undrafted in the 2016 NBA Draft and signed as a free agent with the Brooklyn Nets on Nov. 9, 2016. Ferrell saw action in 10 games and averaged 5.4 points, 1.7 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 15.1 minutes per contest before being waived on Dec. 8, 2016.
Ferrell’s honor marks just the eighth time a Maverick has earned All-Rookie honors and the first since Marquis Daniels and Josh Howard were named to the 2003-04 Second Team.
PREVIOUS MAVERICK ALL-ROOKIE TEAM
Marquis Daniels – 2003-04 (Second Team)
Josh Howard – 2003-04 (Second Team)
Jason Kidd – 1994-95 (First Team)
Jamal Mashburn – 1993-94 (First Team)
Roy Tarpley – 1986-87 (First Team)
Sam Perkins – 1984-85 (First Team)
Jay Vincent – 1981-82 (First Team)
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