The 2012 NBA Draft has come and gone, and now it is time to dissect these young rookies and predict exactly what they'll do in their rookie campaigns. Some will certainly do better than others.
The rookie with the most expectations is obviously Anthony Davis. He's a young player, but he's got the talent to legitimize the high expectations New Orleans fans will have for him. Other highly-touted players will also have to use every bit of their talent, and then some, to live up to the massive pressure put on them.
The players who will live up to the pressure will be the ones who are ultimately successful in the NBA. Here are predictions for each rookie drafted in the first round.