Tag: NBA Rookie of the Year

Cade Cunningham from the Detroit Pistons attempts to become the first #1 pick to win the NBA Rookie of the Year since 2018. (Image: Garrett Ellwood/Getty)

Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green Lead 2022 NBA Rookie of Year Betting

The betting markets are open for the 2022 NBA Rookie of the Year and Cade Cunningham (+225 odds) and Jalen Green (+450) — the top two picks in the 2021 NBA Draft — are the betting favorites heading into next season. Despite heavy rumors, the Detroit Pistons didn’t trade away […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie PG, Ja Morant, soars for a slam dunk against the Cleveland Cavaliers in December 2019 in Memphis. (Image: David Liam Kyle/Getty)

High-Flying Ja Morant Leading Candidate for NBA Rookie of Year

Ja Morant, point guard for the Memphis Grizzlies, is the leading contender for NBA Rookie of the Year and, even though he turned down an invite to the annual NBA Dunk Contest, he’s been throwing down jaw-dropping dunks during the first half of the season. Morant, 20, leads all NBA […]

Memphis Grizzlies rookie point guard Ja Morant is helped off the court after a nasty fall against the Indiana Pacers. (Image: Andy Lyons/Getty)

Ja Morant Nasty Fall, Memphis Rookie Week-to-Week with Back Spasms

Ja Morant, the Memphis Grizzlies point guard and Rookie of the Year candidate, will miss this week of action with back spasms. The Grizzlies (6-13) listed Morant as week-to-week on their injury report after he suffered a back injury when he fell into a group of a camera men behind […]