With a solid week to let the draft dust settle, moves be made and having a better idea of what went into each pick, it’s a good time to analyze, have a little fun and project forward. A lot of what happens in rookies' careers moving forward will depend on how much work they put in, if they can adjust to the league, fit with the team, how they are used and/or if they get dealt.
Based on what we know from each player’s skill set, production and character, we decided to put together a preliminary list of who we think are "most likely to" lead the league in key categories, obscurities and awards.
If you want to know anything about any of the prospects, feel free to click the links on the names or check out our 2011 NBA draft library of profiles. Keep in mind all of these are theoretical, and none of these may actually come to fruition—they are simply the player we think would be most likely to eventually do it in their careers.
That said, SwishScout.com presents "The 2011 NBA Draft Rookies Most Likely To…"