Less than one month into the 2012-13 NBA regular season, we have discovered lasting truths about each and every NBA team and player. We've also seen players who are struggling to reach the form we know they are capable of performing at.
Not all will be limited to their early-season struggles, however, as the following seven slumping stars will turn their slow starts around.
Whether they are performing at an inadequate level statistically or simply underwhelming with their on-court effort, there are several stars who can only be described as disappointments. No matter what the reason may be, there is hope.
Each of these players will return to their expected level of play in due time.
*All statistical information is updated through 12 games as of Nov. 23, 2012