NBA free agency is still going on, but the vast majority of impact players know what jersey they will be wearing next season. While plenty of athletes chose to remain with the team they ended last season with, a number of solid players will be calling a new city home when the 2012-2013 season tips off this October.
Plenty of clubs had serious needs heading into free agency. Whether it was a consistent scoring option, an impact big man or simply a jolt of youth, teams pulled out all the stops to bring in their top targets on the open market.
A number of young players will get an opportunity to flourish in a new system, and several veterans are poised to be revitalized by a change of scenery. Sometimes, all it takes for a player to have a stellar year is the chance to wear a different uniform.
Although it is always tough to predict before a single minute of basketball has been played, look for these 11 players to make an immediate impact in their first campaign with a new team.