Fans are angry RJ Barrett was snubbed in the NBA All-Rookie voting

On Tuesday, the 2019-20 NBA All-Rookie First and Second Teams were announced and New York Knicks forward R.J. Barrett was not among those players selected by a global panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.

Barrett, who was the third overall pick, finished with the most votes among players not selected for either team. He received five first-place votes (worth 2 points) and 41 second-team votes (worth 1 point) to finish with a total of 61 total points, 13 behind Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura, who claimed the final spot on the Second Team.

The 20-year-old averaged 14.3 points, five rebounds, 2.6 assists and one steal in 56 games played with the Knicks. He ranked third in scoring, fourth in rebounding and fourth in steals among qualified rookies. However, Barrett shot just 40.2% from the field, including 32% from 3-point range, and ranked among the least-efficient shooters in the league.

Barrett was perhaps the biggest snub in the NBA All-Rookie voting after putting up solid numbers across the board. However, when digging a bit deeper, some voters penalized Barrett for his low shooting percentages. He also shot just 61.4% from the free-throw line and had an effective field-goal percentage of 44.5, one of the worst among rookies.

Needless to say, Knicks fans were upset with the omission of Barrett as most felt as though his stats were worthy of at least a Second Team placement. After the results of the voting were released, they immediately took to Twitter to voice their frustration.

Warning: Some tweets may contain explicit language

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