Article Photos: NBA Rookie of the Year race is wide open 18/22

Los Angeles' Kobe Bryant (24) and Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) stand next to each other during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. Oklahoma City won, 114-108. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman