10 NBA Rookies Destined to Struggle in Their 1st Season

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10 NBA Rookies Destined to Struggle in Their 1st Season
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Every rookie entering the 2012-13 season thinks that he has what it takes to compete for the 2013 Rookie of the Year award and become a legitimate star in the NBA.

The unfortunate truth, as history has taught us, is that most rookies will struggle during their first year in the league.

Of the 60 rookies drafted this past June, only a handful will go on to have superstar-caliber careers in the NBA. The majority of the rest will either struggle or have mediocre careers.

Ahead is a list of 10 rookies from the 2012 NBA draft class who will struggle during their first year in the NBA. 

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