In the NBA, player development depends on a lot of factors. Some players are always going to develop better than others due to natural talent, and for some, the light bulb just goes on at the right time. But one of the most crucial elements in player development is fit with the team.
There are some stars who transcend systems and fit, and would be the best players in the league no matter what team they join. Most players, however, are much better suited to play a certain style offensively and defensively.
With that in mind, here are five players who fit a particular team in their draft range perfectly. Yes, Karl-Anthony Towns would look great on the Spurs, but we’re talking about realistic scenarios here.