Wins and losses might not matter much in NBA Summer League, but the same can't be said about players' individual performances.
While recent first-round picks have the luxury of guaranteed NBA roster spots, the rest of the players in the summer session are battling for their basketball lives. At the very least, they're hoping to make enough of an impression on NBA teams to earn invitations to training camps.
That strange mixture of players leads to some admittedly disjointed, selfish play at times. It also opens the door for some of the league's younger players to shine in ways not often possible once the real NBA opens its doors.
In 2013, we've seen a host of breakout summer league performances from rookies and NBA veterans alike. Here, I've highlighted 12 of the best from each conference, using the All-Star Game format of picking two starting guards and three starting frontcourt players.
Let's start with the Eastern Conference, shall we?
Note: Both Orlando and Las Vegas Summer League players were eligible for an All-Star bid.