Across the NBA in 2013, star players are regressing, betraying their elite reputations with lackluster performances.
Not all of these stars are responsible for their own declines. Injuries are fickle that way, untimely cutting primes short and accelerating the aging process. It's not fair to admonish guys who are playing hurt in 2013, but it's impossible to ignore injuries that will permanently limit stars.
Then there are the inefficient shooters, the poor system fits and the guys who are simply over the hill. The NBA is a results-oriented world where there is no excuse for a dip in production.
Let's take a look at the league's falling stars, working up toward the players who have dropped off most.
Stats accurate as of Jan. 15, 2013.