The New Orleans Hornets came out of the 2012 NBA Draft looking like definite winners.
The Hornets used the first overall pick to select Kentucky big man Anthony Davis, who won just about every collegiate award out there in his lone season at UK.
Fast forward nine picks. The Hornets found themselves ready to pick at the No. 10 slot, their second pick in the first ten overall. The Hornets then selected Austin Rivers, another one-year college player who electrified fans at Duke University last season.
Davis and Rivers have spent the last few years as some of the brightest young players in basketball. While they both have their share of individual accomplishments, will they be able to come together and provide a spark for the New Orleans Hornets and become a dynamic duo? It certainly looks that way.
Here are five reasons Austin Rivers and Anthony Davis can be a dynamic duo in the NBA.