Thursday, May 01, 2008

Durant Wins Rookie of the Year; Horford 2nd

90 first place votes for Durant, 30 first place votes for Horford. I was initially shocked that 3 people left Horford off their ballot but upon further review there appear to be 86 votes (125 votes x 3 places on ballot = 375 votes but only 289 votes are recorded) unaccounted for. I guess the vast majority of voters don't fill all possible lines on their ballot. Still, what's the argument for Al 1) Not being one of the three best rookies in the league, or 2) Being one of the three best rookies in the league but not being worthy of you, the sportswriter or broadcaster, writing his name on your ballot?

The NBA press release. Scroll down for the results.

Ballhype: hype it up!


Anonymous said...

Don't know if the press release was altered, but I count 125 first place votes, 125 second place votes, and 125 third place votes.

I AM bothered, however, by the three voters who didn't even put Horford on their ballot

Bret LaGree said...

Yeah, Luis Scola wasn't on there initially. I should have noticed he was missing.