4 greatest All-Rookie Team selections in OKC Thunder history

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1. Chet Holmgren

Is it a stretch to put Chet at the top? Not exactly.

The rookie phenom is the third Thunder player to be named to the All-Rookie First Team. Additionally, Holmgren becomes just one of two players in league history to register a total of 150 blocks, 150 assists, and 100 made three-pointers in a season.

On top of these accomplishments, Holmgren also became the only member of the Thunder to score 1000-plus points and grab 500 or more rebounds in his first year.

Then, when you compare his rookie season to OKC rookies from years past, he takes the top slot in most of the categories.

Holmgren, among Thunder rookies to have placed on an All-Rookie team, had the most points per game (16.5), rebounds per game (7.9), blocks per game (2.3), was the third-best long-range percentage (37 percent) and tied for the second best team record with Cason Wallace (57-25).

He truly had one of the best rookie seasons in Thunder history and, in many ways, it was the best.

2. Russell Westbrook

Following Holmgren is Oklahoma City legend, Russell Westbrook.

This was an incredibly tough decision to put him at two instead of one, but it feels like the right one to have made. The counting stats alone make it difficult, but, ultimately, he fell just short of the current Thunder center.

Like Holmgren, Westbrook found himself on the NBA All-Rookie First Team. In his first year, the point guard averaged 15.3 points, 4.9 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and 1.3 steals per game.

When you find yourself in the top two in most of the stats, it is really hard to drop him any lower than where he is at now.

He began his career at the same time as when Oklahoma City joined the NBA. He embodied what it meant to be a Thunder from the moment he stepped on the court, showing fierce competitiveness at all times.