2020-21 NBA Rookie of the Year Odds: Tyrese Haliburton Impresses Early

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2021 NBA Rookie of the Year Odds

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LaMelo Ball
+175 [Bet Now]
Tyrese Haliburton
+400 [Bet Now]
James Wiseman
+450 [Bet Now]
Anthony Edwards
+500 [Bet Now]
Cole Anthony
+1500 [Bet Now]
Obi Toppin
+1600 [Bet Now]
Immanuel Quickley
+3000 [Bet Now]
Payton Pritchard
+3000 [Bet Now]
Isaac Okoro
+3500 [Bet Now]
Tyrese Maxey
+4000 [Bet Now]
Patrick Williams
+4000 [Bet Now]
Deni Avdija
+4500 [Bet Now]
Saddiq Bey
+5000 [Bet Now]
Devin Vassell
+5500 [Bet Now]
Theo Maledon
+7000 [Bet Now]
Aleksej Pokusevski
+8000 [Bet Now]
Precious Achiuwa
+8000 [Bet Now]
Desmond Bane
+8000 [Bet Now]
Kira Lewis Jr.
+8000 [Bet Now]
Onyeka Okongwu
+9000 [Bet Now]
Killian Hayes
+10000 [Bet Now]
Malachi Flynn
+10000 [Bet Now]
Josh Green
+10000 [Bet Now]
Udoka Azubuike
+10000 [Bet Now]
Bol Bol
+10000 [Bet Now]
Tyrell Terry
+15000 [Bet Now]
Jalen Smith
+15000 [Bet Now]
Aaron Nesmith
+15000 [Bet Now]
Isaiah Stewart
+15000 [Bet Now]
Leandro Bolmaro
+15000 [Bet Now]
Jaden McDaniels
+15000 [Bet Now]
Zeke Nnaji
+15000 [Bet Now]
Tre Jones
+15000 [Bet Now]
RJ Hampton
+15000 [Bet Now]

Jan. 8 Update: Tyrese Haliburton was seen as a steal on draft night when he fell to the Kings at No. 12 in the NBA Draft. His early performance has further proved that.

The rookie from Iowa State is second on the Rookie of the Year oddsboard just a couple weeks into the season. He’s at +400, down from his opening number of +1600.

He trails LaMelo Ball, who’s number shortened from +325 to +175.

Magic guard Cole Anthony saw a big leap from +4500 to +1500 once Markelle Fultz went down with a Torn ACL. Opportunity has presented itself for the rookie from North Carolina.

The biggest moves belong to preseason longshots moving all the way up from 100-1 odds. Boston’s Payton Pritchard (+3000) and New York’s Immanuel Quickley (+2000) saw their odds shorten more than any other player.

Knicks’ top pick Obi Toppin dropped from +450 to +1600. Pistons first-rounder Killian Hayes fell from +1000 to +10000 after suffering a significant hip injury.

Dec. 1 Update: This year’s crop of NBA rookies will go from draft night to the regular season much faster than their predecessors, with some of the first-year players garnering significant playing time early in the season.

LaMelo Ball is expected one of those players, which is likely one of the reasons the No. 3 overall pick is the favorite (+325) to win Rookie of the Year. Ball joins a Charlotte Hornets team with interesting young pieces (Devonte’ Graham and P.J. Washington) and an established veteran in Gordon Hayward.

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No. 1 overall pick Anthony Edwards (+450) enters training camp just behind Ball on the odds board and could also see a fair share of minutes on a Minnesota Timberwolves squad that features All-Stars Karl-Anthony Towns and D’Angelo Russell. Edwards is tied with New York Knicks forward Obi Topping for the second-best odds among rookies.

Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman (+550) is the only other rookie with odds below 10-1 and will likely have the most team success assuming the Stephen Curry and Co. can avoid any more major injuries to their core lineup.

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