NBA Rookies Already on Path to Stardom

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NBA Rookies Already on Path to Stardom
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Every draft is declared a "weak draft" until later on, when the guys start playing in front of a broader audience. This happens because people find it hard to imagine that players who aren't stars yet will make it as stars eventually.

The 2012 NBA draft wasn't especially heralded, though people had high hopes for Anthony Davis. Aside from The Brow, stardom was far from promised for any of these guys. 

A few months later, and the narrative has shifted. This draft is looking strong, deep even.

Damian Lillard and Andre Drummond were once "question marks." Today, we have a few more answers about some promising young rookies. 

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