Jae Crowder doesn't exactly fit the size protocol for either forward position in the NBA. However, he does have certain skills that impressed the Dallas Mavericks enough to persuade them to draft him with the fourth pick of the second round. Crowder is one of those players who will make NBA rosters despite certain limitations.
Thirty players were kept from being drafted in the first round because they either didn't have enough talent or lacked something else in their game. However, they were still impressive enough to be drafted.
Yet, some of these players may end up never playing for one of the teams in the association. This is often the case for second-round draftees. For example, 10 players drafted in the second round of the 1997 draft didn't make it on the floor for an NBA team.
The following is a list of second-round draftees from Thursday's draft who will most likely make a roster.