Classic Pics of NBA Superstars in Their Summer League Debuts

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Classic Pics of NBA Superstars in Their Summer League Debuts
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The NBA Summer League's first leg is heating up down in Orlando, bringing up memories of today's superstars starting out their careers wearing loose, generic jerseys out in Las Vegas as they get their first taste of professional basketball.

From skinny Kevin Durant (I suppose that would be skinnier), green Derrick Rose and all the way back to a young, strapping LeBron James ready to take over the league, the NBA's best players had to play alongside the Chris Quinns and Coby Karls of the league.

The only thing we really have to remember those days is a handful of pictures of the young folks in their earliest possible NBA days.

While the Summer League roars along, the NBA is using its Instagram account to empty out its archives and give us a look into the past.

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