Summer League 2012: Overrated Players Destined for the D-League Next Season

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Summer League 2012: Overrated Players Destined for the D-League Next Season
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Williams may have only made 35 percent of his field goal attempts during five games of Las Vegas Summer League play, but that doesn't mean he'll have to worry too much about having the opportunity to prove himself in his second year at the NBA level.

Something about being taken with the second-overall draft pick tends to give guys plenty of chances.

Not everyone participating in Summer League play will be so lucky, though.

In fact, even some of the best performers will struggle to claim regular playing time. Some may even have trouble finding a job.

For many, time in the Development League is the best chance they have to advance their young careers. Here are five guys who may have to stick it out with a D-League affiliate before having the opportunity to breakout in with an NBA team.

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