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NBA Vegas Summer League: 5 Players Already Looking Like Draft Steals
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Reggie Bullock (35) has shown the Clippers he deserves a crack at their rotation with his summer league play.

Sometimes, it's best to take a rookie's Summer League performance with a grain of salt. 

Many players who have been terrible in the Summer League (Kevin Durant, for example) have gone on to do great things in the NBA.

On the other hand, some Summer League stars, like Donte Greene and his 40-point debut, have done very little in the league.

But when you look at the later picks in the draft, especially in a crop of players as weak as this year's, any type of production is encouraging.

These guys are not expected to be stars in the NBA. At best, they will be role players. Many will never step on the court in an NBA game.

So which non-lottery picks from the 2013 NBA draft have shown some promise as an NBA player in the Vegas League?

Five of the lower picks have separated themselves from their peers.

Undrafted rookies will not be considered, because they were not drafted. And by definition, a "draft steal" must be a player who was picked in the draft.

Note: All stats are from NBA.com.

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