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How Every Top 15 2012-13 NBA Rookie Fits into His Team's Long-Term Plan

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How Every Top 15 2012-13 NBA Rookie Fits into His Team's Long-Term Plan
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The 2012 NBA draft class will soon hit the hardwood as the new season quickly approaches, bringing with them high expectations and a great deal of pressure.

First rounders are always under the microscope, especially those taken with the top 10-15 picks overall.

These are the picks that carry the highest expectations.  Some were chosen to be the new face of a franchise, while others will merely be counted on as a role player off the bench for now.

So which of the top 15 picks falls under what category?  Which will delight fan bases right away as a star and which will be warming pine to start their careers?

Let's take a look.

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