2011 NBA Draft: Five Prospects with Sixth Man Potential

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2011 NBA Draft: Five Prospects with Sixth Man Potential
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In the NFL Draft, it seems that diamonds can be found in the rough fairly often. In the NBA Draft, whether it is due to its smaller magnitude or nature of the sport, it is a bit more difficult to find a stud in the late first round or second round.

This is what makes strategic drafting so important.

It is important for teams to recognize that not every player can do everything for their team. Many successful teams, like the Dallas Mavericks this year, are built around more than three players.

Rather, they are focused on having skilled players from the top of the roster to the bottom.

The sixth man is the leader of the bench.

Let's take a look at some potential sixth man studs in this year's draft class. 

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