5 NBA Rookies Who Will Make Their GMs Look Like Geniuses in 2012-13

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5 NBA Rookies Who Will Make Their GMs Look Like Geniuses in 2012-13
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The NBA draft is a powerful thing. If an organization plays its cards right, it can turn things around in a hurry on the court by nailing a pick or two, particularly those high in the lottery. And if said organization chooses poorly, it may just as easily be condemned to mediocrity for years to come.

Just ask the Los Angeles Clippers, who were the laughingstock of the league for eons before finally getting it right in the draft with Blake Griffin.

Behind every draft, good or bad, is a general manager with a plan of some sort. A single day in June can make or break an entire front office career, depending on whether or not a given team's picks pan out.

So far, these five guys are making their respective GMs look reeaaal good for the work they've put in.

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