Surprise! Summer League Revealing 3 Low-Key Rookie of the Year Candidates

Ben Simmons, Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, Josh Jackson and De'Aaron Fox have been pegged as favorites to win NBA Rookie of the Year. But it won't just be a five-man race. A number of other candidates have emerged during Summer League. Both their early production and projected roles are key when predicting Rookie of the Year contenders. Boston Celtics wing Jayson Tatum has looked as impressive as anyone in July, but with Isaiah Thomas, Gordon Hayward, Jae Crowder, Al Horford and Jay

Ben Simmons, Lonzo Ball, Markelle Fultz, Josh Jackson and De'Aaron Fox have been pegged as favorites to win NBA Rookie of the Year. But it won't just be a five-man race. A number of other candidates have emerged during Summer League.Both their early production and projected roles are key when predicting Rookie of the Year contenders. Boston Celtics wing Jayson Tatum has looked as impressive as anyone in July, but with Isaiah Thomas, Gordon Hayward, Jae Crowder, Al Horford and Jaylen Brown eac...