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NBA Draft Kit: Seven Underrated Players to Own

Adam Wolf

Adam began writing for RotoWire in the spring of 2012 as an undergraduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He previously headed the site's NHL and NBA coverage and now works primarily as an NFL and MLB contributor.

Most NBA superstars are rightfully valued as early-round picks in the fantasy realm, but itís much more difficult to ascertain the worth of complementary players. For a multitude of reasons, a playerís fantasy utility can often outstrip his value in real-life terms, forcing newcomers to the fantasy world to recalibrate their perceptions.

As a result, it renders useful, high-minute regulars -- like the Pelicansí Tony Allen or the 76ersí J.J. Redick, to name two examples -- significantly less-appealing in fantasy due to the lack of dimensionality in their skill sets.

Here are some players that fall on the opposite end of the spectrum and provide more value from a fantasy perspective than their notoriety might suggest:

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