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Cleveland Cavaliers: Comparing Dion Waiters to Other Top NBA Rookies
David Richard-US PRESSWIRE

Cleveland Cavaliers rookie Dion Waiters was the fourth pick in the 2012 NBA draft out of Syracuse University, this we know.

This is now where the draft expert and fans begin to disagree.

While the general consensus was that the Cavs made a huge mistake on reaching for Waiters that high, we can now begin to see who was really right in their presumptions.

While it's way too early to call anyone a success or a bust, we can see how Waiters is stacking up against Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Bradley Beal, Thomas Robinson, Harrison Barnes, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and the other top rookies in this year's class.

Here's where Waiters ranks among other rookies, broken down by statistical category.

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