2015 NBA Draft: Five Potential 1st and 2nd Round Draft Steals

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Mar 28, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Kentucky Wildcats center Dakari Johnson (44) is guarded by Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Zach Auguste (30) during the first half in the finals of the midwest regional of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

With a little over a week until the 2015 NBA Draft, we unveil five potential late first round draft sleepers

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Each year NBA teams invest thousands of dollars and countless hours into preparing for the NBA Draft.

Still, each year a player or two slips under the radar and pays huge dividends for the team that takes the risk in drafting him. Or, on the flip side, there are players at the top of the draft that fail to pan out.

Over the past decade, players like Rudy Gobert, Jimmy Butler, Reggie Jackson, Hassan Whiteside, Taj Gibson and Serge Ibaka, have all been drafted 24th overall or later.

Meanwhile, players like Anthony Bennett, Dion Waiters, Thomas Robinson, and Jan Veselý have been drafted in the top 10 and look like absolute busts.

The NBA Draft is far from an exact science, but there are a handful of players who can turn into quality NBA players, if not stars down the road.

Here’s my take on five players who are poised to be sleepers in the 2015 NBA Draft.

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