New Orleans Hornets: 5 Reasons Why Anthony Davis Won't Win 2013 ROY Award

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New Orleans Hornets: 5 Reasons Why Anthony Davis Won't Win 2013 ROY Award
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Anthony Davis was considered the only sure thing in last month's NBA Draft. He was heralded as a once-in-a-generation cornerstone big man with the talent to turn around a franchise.

That kind of high praise makes him a lock to win the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year, right?

Maybe. Maybe not.

There are a number of reasons to like Davis' chances. He's an elite shot-blocker and he's joining a Hornets team that is quickly rising from the basement. He's the most recognizable person in this year's draft class thanks to a championship run with Kentucky and that unfortunate uni-brow of his.

However, while Davis will enter this season as the prohibitive favorite to take home top rookie honors, there are a few factors that could stand in the No. 1 overall pick's way.

Here are the top five reasons Anthony Davis won't win the 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year.

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