Tyrese Haliburton becomes the 19th player in franchise history and 14th during the Sacramento-era to earn All-Rookie Team honors, joining teammates Marvin Bagley III (2018-19 All-Rookie First Team) and Buddy Hield (2016-17 All-Rookie First Team).

The 12th overall selection in the 2020 NBA Draft out of Iowa State, Haliburton averaged 13.0 points (.472 FG%, .409 3pt%, .857 FT%), 3.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.5 blocks and 30.1 minutes per game in 58 games (20 starts) during the 2020-21 regular season. Amongst all rookies, Haliburton finished the regular season ranking third in scoring (13.0), second in assists (5.3), ninth in three-point field goal percentage (.409), second in steals (1.3) and third in minutes (30.1) per game.