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5 NBA Rookies Whose Hot Starts Are Early-Season Mirages

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5 NBA Rookies Whose Hot Starts Are Early-Season Mirages
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The 2012-13 NBA rookie class has turned in some impressive performances so far this season, and many of the newcomers are off to hot starts.

But for some of them, it won't last.

Call it beginner's luck, call it unprepared opponents or call it unsustainable success. For these rookies, it will be short-lived.

We have to remember that it's the first week of December, and there are nearly five months left in the regular season. For several of these ballers, their team situations and rotations will change in the near future with veterans returning from injury. 

Which rookies' hot starts are early-season mirages?

Statistics gathered from and are accurate as of 12/7/12.

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