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NBA Draft 2012: 10 Rookies with Immediate Impact Potential
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This year's draft class featured a deep crop of rookies that can step in and make major contributions to their respective teams.

Given the depth of the draft and how ideally some players fell into particular teams' laps on draft night, the 2012-13 season promises to have plenty of huge rookie performances.

The biggest name of this year's group of rookies is No. 1 overall pick, Anthony Davis, who has the daunting task of being the face of a New Orleans Hornets rebuilding project.

With his freakish athleticism and defensive prowess, Davis looks like the favorite to win Rookie of the Year this upcoming season.

However, Davis will have some stiff competition for the ROTY. Several of his classmates have the talent and opportunity to make a run at being the league's top rookie.

These are the 10 rookies in this year's class that possess the most immediate impact potential.

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