10 Young NBA Players with Chance for Stardom During 2013-14 Season

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10 Young NBA Players with Chance for Stardom During 2013-14 Season
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For the past few years, "potential" has been the buzzword that has dominated conversations about young NBA players. Potential is what gets athletic point guards with shaky jump shots and big men who can't perform a single post move drafted in the lottery.

But to join the league's upper echelon, it takes more than just potential. For a young player to make "the leap," they have to not only work hard to improve their game, but they also have to avoid injuries and land in the right environment. 

There have been plenty of players throughout history with the talent to reach stardom, but who have failed to do so for a myriad of reasons.

Heading into the 2013-14 campaign, there is yet another crop of young talents who have the opportunity to vault from just good players into true stars in this league if they can stay healthy and possibly catch a few breaks along the way.

Now that free agency has died down and rosters are largely settled, let's look at 10 young NBA players in situations that could allow them to blossom into stars next season.

Players are listed alphabetically.


Advanced statistics courtesy of Synergy Sports unless otherwise noted.

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