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  • Who are the top betting favorites for the 2023 NBA Defensive Player of the Year award?
  • Jaren Jackson Jr is a heavy 2023 NBA DPOY favorite as of late January
  • Track how the 2023 NBA Defensive Player of the Year odds fluctuate throughout the season

This page tracks the odds to win the 2023 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. Jazz center Rudy Gobert has opened as the favorite to win his fourth NBA DPOY while reigning DPOY recipient Marcus Smart is not among the top-five favorites.

The graphs and tables below show the current 2023 NBA  DPOY odds along with the changes over the course of the season.

2023 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Odds

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  • January 24: Jaren Jackson is now -235 to win his first DPOY award. Nic Claxton (+650) is a distant second-favorite.
  • December 12: Brook Lopez (+102) has taken over as the 2023 DPOY betting favorite with Anunoby (+500) a distant second.
  • November 13: Giannis (+295) is now the 2023 NBA DPOY betting favorite with Gobert fading to +538. Evan Mobley improved to +700 and now sits third.
  • October 25: Gobert improved from +475 to +348 a week into the season, while Giannis is now second, moving from +1000 all the way to +550.
  • August 28: Minnesota center Rudy Gobert has opened as the favorite followed by Miami center Bam Adebayo.

2022-23 NBA DPOY Odds

Player Odds
Jaren Jackson Jr -230
Nic Claxton +650
Brook Lopez +650
Bam Adebayo +2000
OG Anunoby +2000
Giannis Antetokounmpo +2200
Draymond Green +2500
Jarrett Allen +2500
Joel Embiid +3000
Evan Mobley +4000
Rudy Gobert +5000
Myles Turner +6000
Walker Kessler +8000
Ivica Zubac +9000
Mikal Bridges +9000
Marcus Smart +9000
Kawhi Leonard +9000

Odds as of January 24, 2023, at Caesars Sportsbook.

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Past 10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Year Player Team
2022 Marcus Smart Boston Celtics
2021 Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz
2020 Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks
2019 Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz
2018 Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz
2017 Draymond Green Golden State Warriors
2016 Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs
2015 Kawhi Leonard San Antonio Spurs
2014 Joakim Noah Chicago Bulls
2013 Marc Gasol Memphis Grizzlies
2012 Tyson Chandler New York Knicks

Archived Defensive Player of the Year Odds Trackers: 2022, 2021