First-place vote for Raptors forward Andrea Bargnani, the only first-place vote Trail Blazers guard Brandon Roy didn't receive in winning rookie-of-the-year honors. Roy won with 638 total points, including the 127 other first-place votes.
Seasons since a team with Shaquille O'Neal on the roster lost in the first round of the playoffs. The last time was 1994, at the end of O'Neal's rookie season with Orlando.
Early-entry candidates for the 2007 draft, the lowest number in four years. Players who haven't hired an agent can withdraw from the draft and return to school or to their teams abroad until June 18.