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Red, White and Brow: Will Newly Added Olympian Anthony Davis Win Rookie of the Year?

With Olympic basketball just around the corner, and the top young prospects already displaying their talents in the NBA Summer League, it’s only fitting that Bovada has released odds for the 2012-13 NBA Rookie of the Year. To nobody’s surprise, number one draft pick Anthony Davis is the odds on frontrunner with +150 (3/2) odds to win this coveted award.

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Fear the Brow: Who Do Oddsmakers Think Will Be Selected After Anthony Davis?

The NBA draft is scheduled for tomorrow night, and the fireworks have already begun. Just over a week ago,  the Washington Wizards dealt away Rashard Lewis’ expiring contract and a second round pick (as well as all future cap flexibility) to New Orleans in exchange for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza — indicating the Hornets are entering a full-on rebuilding mode. Then yesterday, things got really interesting.

Who Will The Bobcats Take With the 2nd Pick in the Draft? Oddsmakers Have a Surprising Favorite

The NBA draft lottery took place on Wednesday night, prior to the Celtics/Heat game, and the draft order is now set. The formerly league-owned New Orleans Hornets won the top pick, spurring conspiracy theories to blow up the internet and dropping the historically woeful Bobcats down to the number two slot.

Although losing out on Anthony Davis (who many talent analysts view as the only sure thing in this year’s draft class) hurts, Charlotte will still land a potential franchise cornerstone with their pick. But who will that selection be?

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