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NBA Draft Analysis: 10 Players Set Up to Fail on First NBA Team
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The wait is over, the night is done and the 2012 NBA draft is officially in the books.

From chants of "USA!" as Bernard James walked across the stage to be welcomed into the NBA, to chants of "Two Bros!" as Chris Broussard ate a slice of pizza during the commercial break, the night was filled with it's great moments.

But if we're being honest, it's not about the fans.

It's about the young men who are about to embark on a journey through the ranks of the most competitive league in the world: the NBA.

Some will rise, some will fall and others will find themselves stuck in the middle. With each passing day, every player drafted will be evaluated under a tight scope. The question is, who will rise above the hype and prove they're worth?

While that question could be answered with a few short sentences about each player, it's important for fans to remember what the truth is: not everyone will pan out.

Here's a list of 10 players whose current teams will hold them back from doing so.

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