As the All-Star weekend passes, it's fitting to consider who will represent the league in future All-Star festivities.
The 2012 event certainly featured a handful of names who will carry over to next year and beyond (LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, to name a few).
But there will surely be new young faces at next year's showdown. Who will they be?
Some rookies are already playing at an All-Star level, which was magnified in the Rising Stars game.
What's more, there are a slew of second- and third-year budding stars who will undoubtedly push for a 2013 All-Star Game appearance.
Here are the top youngsters who will seek to inaugurate themselves to the All-Star Game in 2013, as well as predictions on whether or not they will make their All-Star dreams a reality.