3 NBA Rookies Who Will Struggle in Their 1st Years

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3 NBA Rookies Who Will Struggle in Their 1st Years
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NBA Commissioner David Stern at the 2012 NBA Draft

Every NBA rookie thinks he will become a star in the NBA, but the truth is that most of them will struggle in their first years. No longer the cream of the crop, the rookies will have to fight to prove themselves, and that is often difficult to do when facing the Kobes and LeBrons in the league.

A very small percentage of them will actually go on and become stars, and the vast majority will fade out, never actually living up to their hype.

Regardless of what type of player they'll go on to be down the road, every rookie will struggle as they adjust to playing professional ball.

Click ahead to see three of the rookies who will struggle in the 2012-2013 NBA season.

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