Waiters has been named to the NBA All-Rookie first team and forward/center Tyler Zeller to the second team.
Waiters, the No. 4 overall selection in last year's draft, averaged 14.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists this season. Among all rookies, he ranked second in points, fourth in assists and fourth in steals per game. Waiters was joined on the first team by Portland's Damian Lillard, the league's Rookie of the Year, Washington's Bradley Beal, New Orleans' Anthony Davis and Golden State's Harrison Barnes.