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Terrence Ross for his performance in the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest.TIER 1: Career Role Players
Ed Davis, Amir Johnson, Patrick Patterson, Earl Clark and Jonas Valanciunas
With the exception of the latter, I think we know what type of players these guys will be. More importantly, they know who they are, which can be the toughest part for young players to figure out. Know this, they’ll give you 15-25 minutes of 100 percent effort basketball on a nightly basis. The jury is still out on where Valanciunas’ career will lead.No Raptors made the remaining Tiers:TIER 2: NBA Starters, But They Have A Ceiling
DeMar DeRozan and Bradley Beal
Their games couldn’t be more different while their ceilings are about the same. Both players are destined to be 15-19 point scorers a night. DeMar does it more with his athleticism where as Beal relies more on his shooting stroke. Beal has the gift and the curse of John Wall, who is capable of getting him looks, but also dominates the ball. DeRozan is closer to his ceiling than the rookie, but we expect them both to be about the same in terms of scoring.
TIER 3: Will Play A Significant Role On A Championship Team
TIER 4: Wild Cards
TIER 5: Great Role Players
TIER 6: Denver Nuggets
TIER 7: Overrated
TIER 8: Best Kept Secrets
TIER 9: Have The Potential To Be Franchise Guys
TIER 10: Franchise Guys, No Questions Asked