NBA Draft Kit: Sleepers 2013-14
NBA Draft Kit: Sleepers 2013-14

This article is part of our NBA Draft Kit series.

sleep⋅er ₋ Informal. something or someone that becomes unexpectedly successful or important after a period of being unnoticed, ignored, or considered unpromising or a failure. (via Dictionary.com)

For those owners who consistently field contenders in fantasy basketball, the sleeper is the ultimate ace up one's sleeve, as knowledge of average draft position and offseason developments combine to downgrade unnecessarily the profiles of particular players. Whether the aforementioned changes regard his surroundings, coaching staff, or taking the next logical step in terms of production, these diamonds in the rough are not realized until drafts have been completed and action has entered the hardwood. On occasion, a handful of sleepers will become stalwart members of starting rotations, but more often than not, they provide a boost in a category or two, thus solidifying an owner's standing, no matter the format. The following handy guide will explore

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