Jeremy Lin will be voted a starter on next year's Eastern Conference All-Star team, but that isn't much of a prediction. Dwyane Wade and his ridiculous and cowardly cheap-shot ways may never start in an All-Star game again as Lin and Derrick Rose look to have the Eastern Conference's two starting guard spots locked up for the foreseeable future.
Truly predicting any future event in the NBA outside of Kobe Bryant and the Lakers making the playoffs, LeBron James finishing in the top 3 in MVP voting and the Toronto Raptors landing in the draft lottery can be extremely difficult.
Predicting one, let alone three first-time all-stars for next year's 2013 NBA All-Star game is a difficult task indeed, but one that I will tackle.
Here are the three players I believe have a great shot at making their respective conference's 2013 NBA All-Star teams.