TUESDAY, 9:17am: Irving, who received 117 of 120 possible first-place votes, has officially been named the Rookie of the Year at a news conference in Cleveland. Ricky Rubio was the runner-up, with Kenneth Faried (third), Kawhi Leonard (fourth), and Iman Shumpert (fifth) each snagging a first-place vote.
SUNDAY, 4:06pm: According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein, Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will be named the league's Rookie of the Year on Monday. Irving averaged 18.5 PPG and 5.4 APG in 51 games this season, helping establish himself as the Cavaliers next franchise player, and certain point guard of the future.
As Stein mentions in his article, Rookie of the Year is the last major award to be announced for the 2012 season.