Maybe it's a first chance for an undrafted free-agent rookie like Maalik Wayns or one last shot for an Andray Blatche, or something in between for a guy like Sundiata Gaines. But for everyone involved, an NBA training camp provides some level of opportunity.
Show up and show out at training camp and you're that much closer to the security of an NBA paycheck.
Brad Miller, Udonis Haslem and Bruce Bowen are just a few noteworthy names who worked their way into the NBA after being passed up in the draft. This year's group of free agents might one day add to that list.
We graded each team's training-camp invitees in order to measure who looks to capitalize the most.