Every year, rookies enter the NBA with hopes of making their new teams, families and friends proud of the fact they were drafted. Usually the lottery picks make quite the impact, but in today's NBA, many late-first- and second-round draft picks surprise their respective teams with their solid play.
The game has grown so much internationally that players from all over the world come into the league, and many just aren't aware of their abilities. In 2012, the NBA brought in a new slew of rookies and, as in every draft, there will be busts and surprises.
With the first couple of games over, let's take a look at the first set of the fab five rookies so far.