Each NBA Team's Highest-Upside Player

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Each NBA Team's Highest-Upside Player
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Damian Lillard and Kyrie Irving are today's NBA point guards of tomorrow.

The NBA has become a league infatuated with stars, and thanks to an annual infusion of youthful talent, we can say without a doubt that the future looks bright.

In many cases, a team's highest-upside player is already an established superstar. Spoiler alert: We're talking about guys like Kevin Durant, Paul George and, of course, LeBron James.

However, being the best player on a team doesn't automatically mean you have the most to gain down the road. You can't look past a player's current level of production, but you also can't ignore how high his ceiling is compared to where he is today.

For the purpose of this assignment, we're going to ignore all hypothetical transactions. Trade rumors and free agency will be pushed aside, and we'll focus on current rosters and player potential.

Every team has someone it can build around, and every team has someone with a promising career ahead.

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