In the days leading up to the 2012 NBA draft, the stocks of incoming prospects will be as inconsistent as the Dow Jones.
Through the NBA combine and individual team workouts, their skills have been analyzed under the strongest of microscopes.
Depending on trades and the specific needs of the teams around the league, it's not shocking to see a potential star player fall in the draft.
And there is nothing wrong with slipping in the draft. Top talents like Manu Ginobili, Monta Ellis and Marc Gasol were all taken in the second round.
Here is a look at six players whose stocks could plummet once draft day rolls around.