The Denver Nuggets’ Jamal Murray has the fifth-best chance to win the NBA’s Rookie of the Year award, according to Bovada odds released Monday.
Murray, whom the Nuggets took with the No. 7 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, has 12-1 odds.
No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons of the Philadelphia 76ers is the frontrunner with 13-4 odds. He’s followed by the New Orleans Pelicans’ Buddy Hield (11-2), the Los Angeles Lakers’ Brandon Ingram (13-2) and the Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kriss Dunn (15-2).
You can check out Bovada’s complete list here.
Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic finished third in last season’s Rookie of the Year voting, behind the Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns and the Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis.