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January 07, 2014 | Glenn Clark

10. Wes Unseld’s rookie season with the Baltimore Bullets (1968-1969)

Only two players in NBA history have ever won both Rookie of the Year and MVP in the same season. One was Wilt Chamberlain in 1960. The other was Unseld after averaging 13.8 points and an amazing 18.2 rebounds per game. The arrival of Unseld lead to a 21 game turnaround for the Bullets and a return to the postseason after missing the two previous seasons.

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