Most of the players named to the NBA's All-Rookie teams each year were lottery picks in their prospective drafts, but that may not be the case this year.
While Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and a number of high selections figure to have strong freshman campaigns, there are some not-so-obvious names that will turn a few heads this season. And what makes this rookie crop even more interesting is that many of its future stars weren't even drafted at all.
Despite all of the money spent on scouting and talent evaluation each year, there are always those special talents who don't get the attention they deserve. So before the 2012-13 season gets underway, let's take a look at the five biggest rookie sleepers in the NBA.