One of the biggest things going through fans’ minds as they see their favorite NBA team draft a new young stud is how soon they’ll make an impact; more importantly, when will they be good enough that they can start.
Though some early picks in recent years, such as John Wall and Tyreke Evans, have stepped right into the starting lineup, others have been forced to watch and learn behind their veteran counterparts.
As the draft goes on tonight, I’ll be breaking down how long it should take for every first-round pick to crack into their new teams’ starting lineup.
So without further ado, I’ll hand the floor over to Commissioner Stern.
“With the first overall pick of the 2011 NBA draft, the Cleveland Cavaliers select…”