NBA Draft 2012: 5 Rookies Who'll Save Their Coaches' Jobs

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NBA Draft 2012: 5 Rookies Who'll Save Their Coaches' Jobs
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For NBA coaches, finishing in the lottery is both a gift and a curse.

While it's nice to add a top-14 selection to any roster, teams that are in the lottery are typically those that have either just fired their coach or those that will be looking to make a move on their bench in the not-too-distant future.

However, with the influx of some of the talent that was acquired in the 2012 NBA Draft, some of the coaches in the lottery that are on the hot seat may, in fact, get a stay of execution.

So as we look back at the draft, let's take a look at five rookies whose impact next year will save their coaches' jobs.

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