Blazers G CJ McCollum Tops Rookie Survey As 2014 Rookie Of The Year Favorite


Portland Trail Blazers guards CJ McCollum and Allen Crabbe receive recognition in the 2013 Rookie Survey.

John Schuhmann of offers the results of the 2013 Rookie Survey, an annual poll of the rookie class aimed at gauging their thoughts about their fellow members.

Portland Trail Blazers lottery pick CJ McCollum and second-round pick Allen Crabbe both received recognition in this year's survey, with McCollum being tabbed as a top candidate for 2014 Rookie of the Year alongside Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo.

Who will be the 2013-14 Rookie of the Year?

T-1st: C.J. McCollum, Portland & Victor Oladipo, Orlando -- 24.2 percent
3: Kelly Olynyk, Boston -- 18.2 percent
4: Trey Burke, Utah -- 12.1 percent
5: Ben McLemore, Sacramento -- 6.1 percent

Which rookie will have the best career?

T-1st: Victor Oladipo, Orlando & Kelly Olynyk, Boston -- 18.2 percent
3: C.J. McCollum, Portland -- 15.2 percent
4: Cody Zeller, Charlotte -- 9.1 percent

Which rookie is being most overlooked?

T-1st: Ricky Ledo, Dallas, Erik Murphy, Chicago, Nerlens Noel, Philadelphia & Kelly Olynyk, Boston -- 8.6 percent
T-5th: Isaiah Canaan, Houston, Allen Crabbe, Portland, Jamaal Franklin, Memphis, Solomon Hill, Indiana, Peyton Siva, Detroit & Tony Snell, Chicago -- 5.7 percent

Which rookie is the best shooter?

1. Ben McLemore, Sacramento -- 19.4 percent
2. Reggie Bullock, L.A. Clippers -- 16.7 percent
T-3rd: C.J. McCollum, Portland & Tony Snell, Chicago -- 13.9 percent
5: Tim Hardaway Jr., New York -- 11.1 percent
T-6th: Allen Crabbe, Portland & Erik Murphy, Chicago -- 5.6 percent

Which rookie is the best playmaker?

1: Trey Burke, Utah -- 47.1 percent
2: Michael Carter-Williams, Philadelphia -- 17.6 percent
T-3rd: Isaiah Canaan, Houston, Shane Larkin, Dallas, C.J. McCollum, Portland & Peyton Siva, Detroit -- 5.9 percent

McCollum, 21, was the No. 10 pick in the 2013 draft after spending four years at Lehigh.

Crabbe, 21, was the No. 31 pick in the 2013 draft following a three-year stint at California, Berkeley.

Last year, Blazers guard Damian Lillard was seen as the No. 2 Rookie of the Year candidate. He went on to win the award.

-- Ben Golliver | | Twitter

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