Five NBA Players Who Will Thrive in New Roles This Season

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Dec 10, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers center

Roy Hibbert

(55) is guarded by Miami Heat center

Chris Bosh

(1) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Change can be a slow progression or an instant transformation. In the NBA, a disrupted situation can force you to assume a new role which begs the question: how will you respond?

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Training camp begins in just a few short weeks and many players will find themselves playing a new part. Some will struggle, unable to handle an increased workload or cast to the bench to watch another player accomplish what they could not.

Others, however, will thrive.

Here’s a look at five players that will embrace change and take their game to another level next season, in their new roles.