Ja Morant is the favorite to win the Rookie of the Year award, per an ESPN survey

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Ja Morant is the clear favorite to win the Rookie of the Year award, according to an ESPN survey.

Morant locked in a perfect 70 first-place votes out of 70, while Zion Williamson only mustered 58 second-place votes and 11 third-place votes in the poll.

Morant is averaging 17.6 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 6.9 assists per game through 59 games for the Memphis Grizzlies.