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NBA Draft: Derrick Rose and 50 Prospects Who Exceeded Expectations

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NBA Draft: Derrick Rose and 50 Prospects Who Exceeded Expectations
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Every year, the front offices of all 30 NBA teams do their best to evaluate the talent that will soon be brought into the arenas of the league. But not everyone can be scouted perfectly. 

Sometimes, the management overestimates how good a player will be, but sometimes it drastically underrates the talent. It is in those latter cases where prospects exceed expectations that draft steals are found.

Derrick Rose is just one such example of a player who has turned out to be even better than was originally expected. 

Read on for 49 others from the past 30 years. 

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