Even the most savvy mock-drafting prognosticators are consistently stunned by what actually goes down on NBA draft night. So long as we onlookers remain on the outside of every organization's thought process, that's inevitable.
And that's to say nothing of the trades that invariably get in the way of our best guesses, reshuffling the deck and generating all kinds of ripple effects in turn.
If anyone really knew what was going to happen during the draft, we probably wouldn't watch it so intently.
The 2014 edition was no different.
While there weren't as many trades as one might have hoped for, a couple of highly-touted prospects slid below where they were predicted to fall. And one guy you've probably never heard of went at No. 20. Unforeseen things definitely happened.
Here's a look at the most surprising of them all.