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Most underrated NBA rookies, for this season and the future

Rookie guard Luke Kennard (pictured) and second-year forward Henry Ellenson are currently near the bottom of the Detroit Pistons depth chart. Tom Szczerbowski/USA TODAY Sports

Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz will likely occupy the 2017 rookie class headlines, but there is a handful of promising rookies set to prove their value both this season and down the road.

We've already outlined which rookies are most likely to outshine their draft slots, and here we'll dive into 10 of the most underrated short- and long-term first-year players heading into the 2017-18 season.