2012 NBA Draft, 1 Player Every Team Should Avoid Drafting

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2012 NBA Draft, 1 Player Every Team Should Avoid Drafting
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As the NBA draft draws closer, every NBA fan is feeling something all of us has felt at some point: draft anxiety. As great as the chances are that a team will hit a home run in selecting a rookie to bring aboard, the chances are equally great that a GM will make a blunder and their selection will be a first-class bust.

For example, I remember in the 1999 NBA draft, with the New York Knicks on the clock for the 15th pick, the team selected a French center named Frederic Weis. This angered fans because the Chicago Bulls selected New York's own Ron Artest (now Metta World Peace) with the very next pick.  Sure enough, he went on to become a star and Weis never appeared in an NBA game.

The team did the same thing in 2009, drafting Arizona forward Jordan Hill over stud guards like Brandon Jennings and DeMar DeRozan.

Long story short, each NBA fan should have a little bit of worry going into Thursday's draft in the event that their team's GM makes an epic draft blunder, like drafting Florida shooter Bradley Beal when the team's greatest need is at power forward.

Thus, let's go through each NBA team and pick one player they should avoid like the plague.

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