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Rookie Watch: Most upside?

4/19/2012 - NBA
Kyrie Irving, fresh off his Rookie of the Year performance, still has a tough task ahead. David Richard/US Presswire

Every season, a handful of rookies play as well as expected, but even more rookies don't play to that level. However, I'd guess that most of the best players in the NBA didn't play as well as expected as rookies. So just looking at today's numbers is not enough to tell us how tomorrow will go.

So let's dig in and see which players from this class, no matter how they have fared thus far, will end up being Best in Class ... if they reach their full potential.