The 2013 Las Vegas Summer League will feature a bevy of names that could one day be crucial NBA difference-makers.
What bold predictions can we make as these figures hit the hardwood? The venue provides teams with the ideal setting to gauge the status of rookies and potential newcomers.
Occasionally, a gem is found and he winds up cracking an NBA roster. Frequently, a rookie underperforms and his role in his first campaign takes an early blow. These developments and more will surely transpire as the NBA bus heads to Las Vegas.
What will the storylines be in the next couple of weeks? Who will spark buzz amongst general managers, coaches, scouts and fans? Who will leave their respective teams second-guessing their recent draft?
The following predictions highlight some likely answers to such questions.
Note: Only teams and players active in Las Vegas were considered for the purposes of this slideshow.