Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Hornets was picked as the overwhelming favorite to win the award, followed by Damian Lillard of the Golden State Warriors. Those two were the only players to reach double-digits in votes.
Teague, a University of Kentucky product, was picked 29th overall by the Bulls in the 2012 NBA Draft. He was one of four Wildcats selected in the first round, and among six taken overall. During his lone season at UK, the 19-year-old guard averaged 10 points and just under five assists per game, as he ran the point for the 2012 NCAA Tournament champions.
After a long holdout that left him as the only remaining unsigned first-rounder, Teague finally came to terms with the Bulls on Aug. 7. Teague and the Bulls will kickoff training camp on Oct. 2, with their first preseason game slated for Oct. 9 vs. the Memphis Grizzlies at the United Center.