Anthony Davis was the clear choice for top overall pick by the New Orleans Hornets and is now the favorite to win Rookie of the Year in 2013.
He appears ready to make an impact right away for the Hornets—at least on the defensive end. He'll likely be their best rebounder and shot-blocker the day training camp begins.
It takes more than just talent to win Rookie of the Year. The player has to be in the right situation as well. Davis has the talent and is in the right situation.
The former Wildcat isn't the only rookie with a shot at the award, though. Considering both talent and situation, here are my top five candidates for 2013 Rookie of the Year...