For even the most exceptional college stars, success in the NBA is anything but a forgone conclusion.
We're all well aware by this point that the 2012 draft class is going to be a good one, but just how good?
There should be more than a few quality role-players, starters and guys who can make an impact with a number of professional clubs. But, for the struggling teams desperate for a savior, only a future All-Star will do—preferably someone ready to be an All-Star sooner rather than later.
Using Chad Ford's projection of the top-20 NBA prospects, here are the best bets to become those long sought-after All-Stars, along with the odds their success will surface by 2014.