Onlookers in a Denver hotel lobby stared in confusion eight days ago as reporters and cameramen surrounded what appeared to be a star athlete.
"Who is that?" one hotel patron asked a security guard who worked for the Toronto Raptors.
"That's DeMar DeRozan," the guard replied.
DeRozan was answering questions about being named a first-time NBA All-Star. The Raptors guard doesn't have a familiar face and isn't a household NBA name in his native United States largely because he's been on national television only once since being drafted in 2009.
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