The lockout has really put a damper on any and all NBA conversations. One of the saddest casualties of this mess are the summer leagues in which the rookies would have participated. It was exciting to see a lot of the league's young talent going at it.
Assuming the 2011-12 season isn't cancelled entirely, the regular season may be the first time we get to see the likes of Jimmer Fredette, Kemba Walker and Kyrie Irving.
With that in mind, it's kind of difficult to predict what kind of impact this rookie class will have. Even still, I'm going to try. Here are some bold predictions for each of the 30 first-rounders' rookie seasons...
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