Is it even possible to catch John Stockton's all-time leading marks in the assists and steals departments? Is it crazy to think that Kevin Love could make a run at Wilt Chamberlain's and Bill Russell's lofty career rebounding numbers?
Perhaps some records will never be broken. Perhaps the game has changed so much that feats of individual greatness are now fewer and farther between.
But, if anyone has a shot at reaching these kind of numbers, there are some exciting young players for whom you could make a pretty good argument.
And fortunately, some records are a bit easier to reach than others.
Here's a look at seven 24-and-under stars who have the best chances of adding their names to the ranks of career greats.