In the days and weeks before any draft, the prospects of that draft are hyped up and more true and false information comes out about them. The 2012 NBA Draft is full of prospects that have been completely over-hyped and who won’t reach their potential.
Some players won’t fall into the right situations, and, instead, will go to teams that won’t know how to develop their games. Others will underachieve because they don’t work hard enough or don’t have what it takes, and they would have no matter where they went.
Here’s a mock draft for your pleasure, letting you know whether each first round pick is or isn’t over-hyped.