A half-dozen unheralded 2014 NBA draft prospects are poised to crash the first-round party, but they want to do much more than that.
Several players who are on the first/second-round bubble will exceed expectations and win the trust of first-round general managers. America will sleep on them for most of the year, but pro executives will keep them on the radar.
Our group of dark-horse candidates includes a trio of savvy point guards, two European prospects and a couple of dangerous small forwards.
We broke down each of these unsung draftees and predicted potential landing spots. The projections aren't necessarily best-case scenarios, but they're definitely on the optimistic end.