8 Most Overhyped NBA Rookies Heading into Next Season

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8 Most Overhyped NBA Rookies Heading into Next Season
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The 2012 NBA Draft class is one of the deepest in recent history, but it could also be one of the more disappointing—at least early on.

I’m not disparaging the class' collective potential, as I believe many rookies could and should become excellent players in the league. But there are over-hyped rookies bound to disappoint, some who will simply struggle as rookies and some who won’t ever live up to their expectations.

It’s hard not to get over-excited about rookies, especially the ones picked high in the lottery, but we’ve over-hyped quite a few of the 2012 newcomers.

Let’s take a look at eight of them coming into the new season.

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