Early in the 2012 season, a handful of NBA players have been pleasant surprises for their respective teams.
Milwaukee power forward Larry Sanders has went from a largely unknown former first-round pick to being one of the league's most athletic and versatile big men. But even guys who have been great early in the season have the potential to have a second-half letdown.
On the other hand, some players who have enjoyed success while a star player is out of the lineup could be in for a decreased role when the team is finally at full strength.
Let's take a look at five NBA players who are likely due for second-half letdowns.