Bovada has the Nuggets’ Jamal Murray fifth in its Rookie of the Year odds

Murray, who the Nuggets took with the No. 7 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, has 12-1 odds.

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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.

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