Last season, rookie PG/SG Stephen Curry went as a late-round flier to owners who were willing to gamble.
This season? He's a first round pick.
A player's fantasy value can fluctuate greatly throughout the season, and the smartest owners in the game will be constantly monitoring progress.
With the infusion of youth in today's NBA, it's easy to get excited about a player's potential, and these five guys have plenty of potential to breakout in a big way for those brave enough to roll the dice.