The NBA's five-game open gym better known as the NBA Summer League is never short on entertainment.
Sometimes, these stories are strictly based in fantasy, like Anthony Randolph's 42-point eruption in 2009 or Marcus Banks and Von Wafer's 42-point outings two years before that. Sometimes, they are prequels to greatness, the NBA's first prolonged glimpse at the superstars of tomorrow.
The problem is it's hard to decipher which one is which when it's happening in real time.
The best way to enjoy summer league is to not forget how these players arrived here. If a prized pick or a key rotation piece goes off (read on to find out who did), it's OK to celebrate that accomplishment. If another one struggles (1-for-7, Terrence Jones?), it's OK to look past the panic button.
Some stat sheets were stuffed, and others were discarded during Tuesday's four-game schedule.