2012 NBA Draft: First Round Locks, Hits, Sleepers, Rumors, Amnesty


Locks

Anthony Davis

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Harrison Barnes

Austin Rivers

 

Hits

Jeremy Lamb

Kendall Marshall

Meyers Leonard

Doron Lamb

Marquis Teague

 

Sleepers (guys that will stick around for while)

Moe Harkless

Arnett Moultrie

Evan Fournier

Khris Middleton

Andrew Nicholson

Beware (in a guard league, it’s easy to be skeptical in some of the big guys)

Thomas Robinson

Jared Sullinger

Tyler Zeller

Fab Melo

Damian Lillard

 

Hit or Miss (Hyped players that could go either way)

Bradley Beal

Andre Drummond

Perry Jones III

Dion Waters

John Henson

 

Rumors

Houston Rockets trying to get 2 picks in the top 10 by dangling Kyle Lowry, and turn that into Dwight Howard

Chicago Bulls using Luol Deng as bait to get into the top 10

Golden State Warriors trying to package their 7 pick for a veteran wingman

Milwaukee Bucks eyeing Andre Drummond and John Henson

New Orleans Hornets shopping the 10th pick

Lakers trying to get a first round pick, Pau Gasol is still on the trading block

 

Amnesty

July 11 teams will be able to use the amnesty clause

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