With half the 2012-13 NBA campaign in the books, it's time to hand out midseason grades to impact rookies.
While Damian Lillard and Bradley Beal have been outgunning almost everyone, they're not the only newcomers making a difference this season.
A different pair of playmakers are making a statement in the Western Conference playoff hunt, and Jared Sullinger and Andre Drummond are owning the glass in the East.
As we sit down to assess each major rookie at the midseason juncture, we factor in preseason expectations, positional responsibility and team situations.
Who received top marks?
* "Impact Rookie" defined as rookie who's played in 30-plus games with at least 17 minutes per game as of 1/30/13. Stats up to date as of 1/30/13.