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Friday, August 24, 2012
Forecast: Best Newcomer in 2012-13

Dwight Howard
Almost half of our experts picked D12 to have the biggest impact among players sporting new unis.

A number of talented players changed addresses over the summer through the draft, trades and free agency. Which newcomer will have the biggest positive impact on his new team? That's where our NBA Summer Forecast comes in.

For foresight, we surveyed 100 of ESPN's best basketball minds, including contributors from, the TrueHoop Network, TrueHoop TV, Daily Dime Live, ESPN TV, ESPN Radio, ESPN Deportes, espnW, ESPN The Magazine, ESPN Insider, ESPN Fantasy, ESPN Games,, ESPNLos,,,, ESPN Stats & Information, ESPN Topics and ESPN Analytics.

To participate in the discussion and perhaps get your opinion published on this page, #NBApicks is the Twitter hashtag to use. Or you can just follow along @NBAonESPN.

Here's the voting breakdown:

(Also check out our forecast for the Worst Newcomer in 2012-13.)

Forecast: 2012-13 Best Newcomer

Click here for the complete list of voters »