The 10 Most Underrated Moves of the 2012 NBA Offseason

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The 10 Most Underrated Moves of the 2012 NBA Offseason
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Among the 10 most underrated moves of the NBA offseason, you won't find any headline makers.

There also won't be any All-Stars and certainly no scoring champions.

These players won't turn around their franchise or bring a non-contender championship aspirations.

But what they will bring to their new clubs is hustle, energy and dependability.

Championships are not won by individuals or even great starting lineups. Those players clearly make the path to the NBA Finals easier, but the seven-game series format makes it impossible to hide weak spots on a roster.

As special as LeBron James was during the Heat's dominant playoff run, at times he needed a three from Mike Miller, a rebound from Udonis Haslem or even some solid decision-making from a rookie point guard (Norris Cole).

Not all of these players are joining championship contenders, but all of them are joining teams with at least playoff hopes. Each of these players will factor in his club's playoff race, even if the media forgot to take notice these pickups.

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