10 First Round NBA Draft Picks Who Won't Immediately Impress

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10 First Round NBA Draft Picks Who Won't Immediately Impress
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One of my favorite parts of the NBA offseason is the draft.  At long last, fans get to speculate where the top college players might end up in the pros and just how successful they will be on that level.  A lot of pressure falls on players taken in the first round, especially in the early stages.

This year's draft class was weak compared to others, but it still had some talented players.  With the first overall pick, the Cleveland Cavaliers took dynamic point guard Kyrie Irving out of Duke University.  Many saw this as an odd choice because while talented, Irving had appeared in just 11 college games.

That being said, while Irving may indeed have a successful NBA career, chances are he won't be a sensation from the get-go.  Here are 10 first rounders, including Irving, who will not impress us immediately.

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