Mar 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Michigan Wolverines guard Trey Burke (3) shoots a game-tying shot over Kansas Jayhawks forward Kevin Young (40) during the second half of the semifinal game at the South regional of the 2013 NCAA Tournament at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Trey Burke - Favorite For R.O.Y.


Since June 27th, Jazz fans have been feeling pretty good about there rookie point guard, Trey Burke. Now Bovada, a sports betting agency, has given Jazz fans another reason to feel pretty good about him. Check out the odds to win Rookie of the Year.

2013-14 Rookie of the Year — Odds to Win

1. Trey Burke – 4/1
2. Victor Oladipo – 11/2
3. C.J. McCollum – 15/2
4. Otto Porter – 15/2
5. Michael Carter-Williams – 9/1
6. Anthony Bennett – 10/1
7. Ben McLemore – 10/1
8. Cody Zeller – 12/1
9. Alex Len – 14/1
10. Kelly Olynyk – 14/1
11. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope – 14/1
12. Shabazz Muhammad – 15/1
13. Shane Larkin – 16/1
14. Sergey Karasev  – 25/1
15. Tim Hardaway Jr. – 25/1
16. Nerlens Noel – 33/1
17. Dennis Schroeder – 33/1

Now, seeing this gets me really excited. I don’t remember having the Jazz draft a rookie that was an odds-on-favorite for ROY. However, I have to remind myself. These are just odds and Burke has never even played in an NBA game. That won’t stop me from being excited though.

The story line for “Trey Burke, Rookie of the Year” could get underway this Sunday at 11 a.m. when the Jazz take on the Heat in the Orlando Summer League. It won’t be the same competition he will see once he hits the floor this season, but it will give Jazz fans a glimpse of what this guy can do.



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