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NBA Draft 2012: 8 Incoming NBA Rookies Poised to Burst onto the Scene

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NBA Draft 2012: 8 Incoming NBA Rookies Poised to Burst onto the Scene
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Different teams have different goals going into the NBA draft. Some teams are looking for guys with long-term potential, while others want immediate contributors. However, getting guys who can play right away isn't as easy as it seems.

You need to find players who are not only emotionally and physically mature, but also fit into your specific system. Most rookies need time to figure out the NBA, so if you want one to step into your rotation immediately, he'd better be a good fit.

That said, some players are poised to break out as rookies no matter where they end up. Here are eight guys who are going to be contributors from the start.

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