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Peers give D'Angelo Russell 9.7% chance of winning rookie of the year

Peers give D'Angelo Russell 9.7% chance of winning rookie of the year

Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell has a 9.7% change of winning rookie of the year for the 2015-16 season, according to the NBA's annual rookie survey A total of 36 rookies answered eight questions, with the caveat that they couldn't vote for their NBA or college teammates, or themselves. Russell, the second overall pick in June's draft, tied for fourth with Emmanuel Mudiay of the Denver Nuggets.  Jahlil Okafor, taken third by the Philadelphia 76ers, was named most likely to win the award with 41.9% of the voting. Stanley Johnson, taken eighth by the Detroit Pistons, came in second (19.4%), followed by Karl-Anthony Towns, the top overall pick of the Minnesota...

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