13 Biggest Takeaways from 2014 Las Vegas NBA Summer League

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13 Biggest Takeaways from 2014 Las Vegas NBA Summer League
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For many young NBA prospects, as well as those who are hoping to gain entry to the league by standing out against the crop of top rookies and sophomores, Las Vegas Summer League is a huge opportunity to show off their skills. 

The games may often resemble playground contests but everyone is playing their heart out, trying to prove that he either belongs in the Association or deserves a bigger role than he's projected to get. From the top picks of the 2014 NBA draft to the journeymen with one last gasp left in their prospective NBA ventures, that's a statement that applies across the board. 

Summer league performances have to be taken with dashes of salt, not just pinches, but we can still learn a lot from paying attention to the players involved. The stars are shining, both from this year's draft class and last year's, and quite a few second-round steals have already emerged. 

So, what have we taken away from the action? 

 

Note: All stats, unless otherwise indicated, come from NBA.com's databases

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