NBA Draft 2012: 6 College Studs Destined to Be Reached for by Desperate Teams

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NBA Draft 2012: 6 College Studs Destined to Be Reached for by Desperate Teams
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Certain college studs are obviously going to be snatched by desperate teams. Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd Gilchrist and Bradley Beal will all likely be top-five picks who could take on the role of "franchise savior" for their respective squads.

Players such as these are almost surely going to be high-quality NBA players and likely All-Stars. There isn't much risk in selecting them.

There are, however, players who are categorized as "high risk/high reward." While there may be concerns surrounding them, they will still likely climb up the draft board because a desperate team will select them.

Here are six "high risk/high reward" players in the 2012 NBA draft. Will these college ballers prove to be studs in the NBA, or will the concerns hovering over them prove to be valid?

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