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NBA Rookie Survey Results

The annual NBA Rookie Survey results came in on Wednesday and it has almost 50 percent of the rookies choosing Jahlil Okafor for the Rookie of the Year Award with Stanley Johnson coming in at a distant second place.

The Rookies also think that Okafor will have the best career when it’s all said and done. The youngsters picked Kevin Durant as their favorite player in the league with Kobe Bryant coming in at a close second.

Always interesting to read what players think of their peers. Via

Who will be the 2015-16 Rookie of the Year?

1. Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia — 41.9 percent
2. Stanley Johnson, Detroit — 19.4 percent
3. Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota — 12.9 percent
T-4. Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver — 9.7 percent
D’Angelo Russell, L.A. Lakers — 9.7 percent
Others receiving votes: Willie Cauley-Stein, Sacramento; Trey Lyles, Utah

Last year: Jabari Parker — 52.8 percent

Which rookie will have the best career?

1. Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia — 24.1 percent
2. Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota — 17.2 percent
T-3. Justin Anderson, Dallas — 13.8 percent
Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver — 13.8 percent
5. Stanley Johnson, Detroit — 8.0 percent
6. Sam Dekker, Houston — 6.9 percent
Others receiving votes: Willie Cauley-Stein, Sacramento; Bobby Portis, Chicago; Kelly Oubre, Washington; Kristaps Porzingis, New York; D’Angelo Russell, L.A. Lakers; Rashad Vaughn, Milwaukee

Last year: Jabari Parker — 45.9 percent

Which rookie was the biggest steal at where he was selected in the Draft?

1. Joseph Young (43), Indiana — 12.1 percent
T-2. R.J. Hunter (28), Boston — 9.1 percent
Tyus Jones (24), Minnesota — 9.1 percent
Bobby Portis (22), Chicago — 9.1 percent
Justise Winslow (10), Miami — 9.1 percent
6. Terry Rozier (16), Boston — 6.1 percent
Myles Turner (11), Indiana — 6.1 percent

Others receiving votes: Devin Booker (13), Phoenix; Anthony Brown (34), L.A. Lakers; Willie Cauley-Stein (6), Sacramento; Jerian Grant (19), New York; Dakari Johnson (48), Oklahoma City; Stanley Johnson (8), Detroit; Trey Lyles (12), Utah; Jarell Martin (25), Memphis; Jordan Mickey (33), Boston; Emmanuel Mudiay (7), Denver; Jahlil Okafor (3), Philadelphia; Kristaps Porzingis (4), New York; Josh Richardson (40), Miami; Rashad Vaughn (17), Milwaukee

Last year: Kyle Anderson — 11.1 percent

Who is your favorite player in the league?

1. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City — 21.2 percent
2. Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers — 18.2 percent
3. LeBron James, Cleveland — 15.2 percent
T-4. Stephen Curry, Golden State — 9.1 percent
Dwyane Wade, Miami — 9.1 percent
6. James Harden, Houston — 6.1 percent
Others receiving votes: Anthony Davis, New Orleans; Kevin Garnett, Minnesota; Marc Gasol, Memphis; Rudy Gay, Sacramento; Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio; Klay Thompson, Golden State; Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City

Last year: Kevin Durant — 25.0 percent

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