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NBA Draft 2012: Kendall Marshall and the Top 7 Dark-Horse Candidates

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NBA Draft 2012: Kendall Marshall and the Top 7 Dark-Horse Candidates
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Kendall Marshall could be a major draft day sleeper.

Anthony Davis is destined to do big things in the NBA

Bradley Beal, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Harrison Barnes and Thomas Robinson could all follow suit. 

But none of that would surprise anyone. Those are, after all, the top five prospects in the entire class. 

Every year, however, a few players slip past the lottery and then shock people with their success in the league. The likes of Tony Parker (28th overall in 2001), Rajon Rondo (21st overall in 2006) and Roy Hibbert (17th overall in 2008) have made a countless number of general managers who passed on them regret it ever since. 

Let's examine the most likely dark-horse candidates of the 2012 draft with the potential to do the same.

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