Recently, most of the 2012-13 NBA rookies have looked like, well, rookies.
There are exceptions of course, but overall, the group of youngsters battled inconsistency on both ends of the floor. It didn't help that the biggest star of all the rookies remained on the sideline.
This exhibition of inconsistency allowed for a trio of ballers to make their first appearance in our weekly stock watch rankings.
We're hitting a point in the season where the demanding schedule requires an extra amount of physical and mental sharpness, and some rookies are handling it better than others.
Who took a step forward, and who took a step back? Find out as we break down the NBA's 2012-13 youth movement.
Statistics gathered from NBA.com.