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Vitale's dazzling dozen for NBA draft

Updated: June 20, 2011, 5:36 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

This is the time of year when several NBA teams will look to improve. This year's draft doesn't have a great number of instant-impact players, and with labor issues looming, fans will hear the word "potential" a lot when these players are picked.

There is the dream of having an instant-impact star. The bottom line is the players tabbed in recent years have taken time to influence many rosters. The payoff has come; just look at Derrick Rose in Chicago.

My dazzling dozen ...

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