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Jabari Parker's rookie peers feel he'll be the Rookie of the Year this year.

Peers pick Parker to win Rookie of the Year


In a survey conducted at the NBA rookie photo shoot in New York last weekend, the 38 first-year players voted Milwaukee Bucks first-year player Jabari Parker as most likely to win the Rookie of the Year award, according to John Schuhmann of NBA.com.

In fact, Parker dominated the voting:

1: Jabari Parker, Milwaukee (52.8 percent)
2: Doug McDermott, Chicago (8.3 percent)
tie: Andrew Wiggins, Cleveland (8.3 percent)
4: Shabazz Napier, Miami (5.6 percent)
tie: Nerlens Noel, Philadelphia (5.6 percent)
tie: Elfrid Payton, Orlando (5.6 percent)

Parker was also the clear choice among his peers to have the best career, receiving 45.9 percent of the vote in that category.


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