2011 NBA Free Agency: 10 Youngsters That Can't Afford A Letdown Season

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2011 NBA Free Agency: 10 Youngsters That Can't Afford A Letdown Season

The 2010 NBA free agency period is finally beginning to calm down. Rosters are beginning to solidify, and NBA fans are already geared up to know what will happen next offseason.

Unlike this 2010 free agent period, the 2011 group won't boast the star prowess. The 2011 crop of free agents will be deeper and more balanced in regards to talent however.

That talent is extremely young and unproven in this league. Most of the players in this group will in all honesty be playing for their NBA livelihood.

So many of the future free agents may not receive many overtures if they have subpar seasons. And with the uncertainty of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, many of these guys might be playing their final seasons in the NBA.

I’m not talking about young players that went undrafted or were second round picks. I’m talking about players that were first-round selections, most of whom are high profile lottery picks.

It’s scary to think that these guys could be fighting just to stay in the NBA.

However, to whom much is given, much is expected. A lot of these players received a lot of unwarranted hype and praise because of how they dominated the college or high school scenes. And although they never asked for all the attention, they never really shied away from it either.

Never the less, I hope you enjoy the slide. And like always, thanks for the read.

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