The NBA draft always has one or two can't-miss prospects, a few future All-Stars, a handful of starters, a collection of useful role players and a lot of potential busts—a real mixed bag.
Of course, not all of those potential stars work out: If you look back to 2006, many analysts considered Tyrus Thomas a better prospect than LaMarcus Aldridge. Would you care to make that argument today?
The 2012 NBA draft was deep: There was one Hall of Fame-level prospect (Anthony Davis), three other All-Star-level players and several major-upside talents who could really flourish in the right environment.
Here is a list of five rookies who could make the NBA All-Star team by 2014.