5 NBA Players Poised for a Breakout 2012-13 Campaign

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5 NBA Players Poised for a Breakout 2012-13 Campaign
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Whether it be from a draft, a free-agent pool or even another team, NBA scouts are always looking out for that prospect with a "high ceiling."

Potential is one of those intangibles that can cause a player who performed poorly the previous year to catapult in power rankings for many coaches and analysts.

Having a player who breaks out and becomes a star—seemingly overnight—is one of the aspects of the NBA that makes the league fun to watch.

Last season, Jeremy Lin and Ryan Anderson were two of the players who broke out and went from sitting the bench to being two of the best at their respective positions in the entire league.

The shuffle of free agency has caused quite a few roster spots to open up, and for some people, that means more playing time and the chance to be great.

As the NBA Summer League progresses, everyone is looking out for what players are aiming to have breakout seasons and fulfill their dreams of becoming basketball stars.

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