In winning NBA Rookie of the Year in 2012, Kyrie Irving became the third former Duke player to win the award, joining Elton Brand and Jason Williams.
Paolo Banchero is now attempting to become the fourth Blue Devil to win Rookie of the Year. And the No. 1 pick is sitting atop NBA odds through the first week of the 2022-23 season.
Here are updated NBA Rookie of the Year odds and public betting insights (as of Oct. 26).
Banchero is the favorite by a bit here, getting 36.8 percent of the handle and 24.5 percent of the tickets. While Jaden Ivey is tied with Benedict Mathurin in the odds, he is getting a considerably higher percentage of tickets and handle, with 22.8 percent of the handle and 27.4 percent of the handle. And Dyson Daniels, while his odds aren't quite the longest on this list, is getting the lowest percentage of tickets and handle in this Top 10 list with 0.6 percent of the tickets and 0.4 percent of the handle.
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