5 Little Known Summer League Stars Who Will Make an NBA Roster in 2012

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5 Little Known Summer League Stars Who Will Make an NBA Roster in 2012
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE

Damian Lillard may not have been one of college basketball's most recognizable names last season, but the Portland Trail Blazers knew what they were doing when they drafted him sixth-overall in June.

It wasn't just that Portland desperately needed a point guard, although that surely entered into their thinking at the time. But, the decision had even more to do with this kid's incredible potential and a scoring ability that stands out from just about anyone else in his draft class (save maybe someone like Bradley Beal).

As unknown as Lillard remains, he's a veritable superstar compared to some of the other guys lighting it up in the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League, including his co-MVP of the league Josh Selby.

We know Lillard will have a job this season. In fact, he'll have a prominent role starting and running the Trail Blazers' offense.

But, what about the other guys, the ones like Selby?

Here's a look at some Summer League stars who've earned the chance make an NBA roster this season.

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