7 Hidden NBA Gems Who Will Be Discovered in 2013-14

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7 Hidden NBA Gems Who Will Be Discovered in 2013-14
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Every year in the NBA, there are a handful of players who are unknown at the beginning the season and become household names by the end of it. Undiscovered gems get mined, polished and revealed, and the unknown names become known.

There are seven precious stones ready to display their value to their teams and their fans this year. They’ve been put in new situations, whether they've been freshly inserted into the starting lineup or given more prominent roles off the bench.

To qualify for the list, players needed to be 25 or under and have averaged less than 30 minutes per game last season. They are ordered based on a combination of the likelihood they’ll improve, how much they’ll improve, and how well they will play this season.

The rankings are purely subjective, but there are projected stats for each player, which should give an impression of why they are placed where they are.

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