The future of the NBA is awfully bright with this next generation of stars currently taking the league by storm.
Time moves quickly.
The development of promising youngsters like Ricky Rubio, DeMarcus Cousins, Greg Monroe, Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker means they'll likely be stars for a long time.
Yet even they didn't make our list.
Assistant NBA Editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes tab the next wave of talent which is poised to eventually become the league's face and driving force.