As the NBA Draft draws closer, speculation about which players should be taken earliest continues to swirl.
But while the first players taken may be some of the draft's best, they are not necessarily the players with the best value.
Every year, underrated prospects emerge and prove to be phenomenal value picks for teams that are lucky enough to have drafted them. This year will be no different.
Here are five players who are underrated prospects and therefore should end up being high-value picks.
Sources: NBADraft.com, ESPN.com, Rivals.com, BleacherReport.com