NBA Draft 2012: 5 Teams Destined to Make a Bad 1st-Round Selection

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NBA Draft 2012: 5 Teams Destined to Make a Bad 1st-Round Selection
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Michael Beasley has yet to become the scoring threat most scouts envisioned him as.

On June 28th, the 2012 NBA draft will take place. Right now, the entire league is on the clock.

The New Orleans Hornets have the first pick, but between now and the seemingly inevitable selection of Anthony Davis as the No. 1 overall pick, every team will be trying to figure out who to pick and who to avoid.

The NBA draft is an event with high stakes. Unlike other major professional sports, the NBA draft is just two rounds.

With so few selections, the pressure is on teams to get the few picks they have right. You can't make up for a missed selection in one round by accruing several more solid picks in the later rounds.

Some teams seem to respond better to this than others. When these teams make their first-round selections on June 28th, keep in mind their history. It hasn't been kind.  

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