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Bones Hyland Named To NBA All-Rookie Team

DENVER (CBS4) -  Denver Nuggets rookie guard Bones Hyland was named to the NBA's All-Rookie second team.  Hyland, who was drafted 26th, finished the season averaging 10 points per game, nearly 3 assists and 3 rebounds.

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Bones Hyland of the Denver Nuggets drives against Malcolm Brogdon of the Indiana Pacers at Ball Arena on Nov. 10, 2021. (credit: Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)

He's the first Nugget to be named to the league's All-Rookie team since Jamal Murray was honored in 2016-17 and the ninth Nugget ever to receive the honor.

Bones finished the season ranking second among all rookies in free-throw percentage, second in three-point field goals, sixth in three-point field goal percentage, ninth in assists per game and ninth in total points.

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