Infographic: NBA draft busts, steals & deals

Kobe Bryant is an all-time NBA great. But he wasn't drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers ... Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images

Will No. 1 lock Anthony Davis be a bust?

Will someone unearth a surprising star late in the 2012 NBA Draft (7 p.m. Thursday on ESPN)?

Will the Houston Rockets (or someone else) snag a big name using their cache of draft assets?

Only time will truly tell us these things. But if it happens, those names and teams will line right up with the following group, a host of history's draft busts, steals and deals as illustrated for Playbook by InfographicWorld.com:

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