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NBA Rookie Stock Watch: Where Each Top Rookie Stands Entering 2013
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Several 2012-13 NBA rookies saved their best stuff for the holidays, as the week between Christmas and New Year's Day resulted in some soaring stocks.

Post players have shined the brightest lately, and a couple of Eastern Conference bruisers are moving up the rookie rankings. Opponents can't keep them off the glass, and we can't keep them out of the top 10.

Meanwhile, a trio of high-profile young guards saw their stocks sink due to poor shooting and offensive inefficiency.

How did all of this affect the first stock-watch rankings of 2013? We break down who's hot and who's cold entering the new year.

 

*Statistics gathered from NBA.com, accurate as of Dec. 31, 2012

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