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We’ve been tracking the odds to win the 2021-22 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award all year long and have included the data below. The main graph on this page has been generated by calculating the average from many of our most trusted sportsbooks.

2022 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Odds

  • [October 15] No significant movement in the DPOY odds with the season looming next week
  • [October 5] Despite refusing to play if not traded from Philly, Ben Simmons’ odds have not slipped from an average of +500
  • [June 9] Can Rudy Gobert win four DPOY awards in five seasons? The opening odds favor him to do just that, although Ben Simmons is right on his heels at odds of +350

2021-22 NBA DPOY Odds

Player Odds
Rudy Gobert +380
Ben Simmons +500
Anthony Davis +500
Giannis Antetokounmpo +800
Myles Turner +850
Joel Embiid +1200
Bam Adebayo +1400
Jrue Holiday +2700
Matisse Thybulle +2700
Deandre Ayton +3000
Draymond Green +3300

Odds as of October 15th

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Past 10 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Year Player Team
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 Tracker’s: 2021