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Stanley Johnson (left) and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson have believers among their fellow rookie class in the NBA.
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Survey says … Former Arizona Wildcats wing combination Stanley Johnson and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson are respected highly by their peers in the 2015-16 NBA rookie class.
At the annual Panini Rookie Photo Shoot at the Knicks’ practice facility in Tarrytown, N.Y., earlier this month, 36 rookies answered eight questions about their class.
The rookies believe No. 3 pick Jahlil Okafor of Duke will be the best of their class both short-term and long-term, more than No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns.
They believe Devin Booker of Kentucky is the best shooter and that Kevin Durant is their most favorite current NBA player.
Included in this slideshow, are the results factoring Johnson and Hollis-Jefferson in the seventh annual NBA.com Rookie Survey. Players were not allowed to vote for themselves, college teammates or NBA teammates.
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