Short answer: Not very well. But there's a few, like Trey Burke or Michael Carter-Williams, that are at least saving face.
Players from college basketball powerhouses like Kentucky, Duke, UCLA or Florida are raking it in in the NBA.
Cavs forward Anthony Bennett is far from being the only lottery pick with a disappointing outing this season.
How have late-season pickups fared with their new NBA teams in the last decade? Underwhelmingly for the most part.
None of the four players most often mentioned on HoopsHype's trade rumors page this season ended up being moved, but many in the Top 50 did change places.
Free-agent-to-be Pau Gasol continues to be featured prominently in rumors with the trade deadline around the corner.
The usual suspects and a bunch of new names at the top of our trade rumor rankings.
Jazz guard Trey Burke is the lone Top 10 pick that's Top 4 in terms of PER among rookies.
Lakers center Pau Gasol has been by far the player most often mentioned in trade rumors for the past two weeks.
Cavs center Andrew Bynum looks like the No. 1 trade candidate in the NBA right now.
Suns guard Eric Bledsoe is indeed looking like a Mini-LeBron while Clippers center DeAndre Jordan is not proving to be much of an intimidator.
The No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft ranks No. 19 in terms of PER among rookies so far this season.
Trade rumor mill has been heavy with chatter about Rockets center Omer Asik, who heads our list. Trade rumor veteran Pau Gasol makes the Top 5.