Several high-profile NBA rookies have caught a second wind in 2013, picking up steam after the All-Star break.
While some of them saved their most exciting performances for the second half of the season, a handful have waned in recent weeks. Injuries and illness have also derailed a few others.
A couple rookies notched career-highs in scoring and shooting categories, serving notice to the rest of the league.
Who deserves a boosted grade, and who deserves some extra red ink? Find out as we break down and grade each impact rookie.
*An "impact rookie" is one who averaged at least 17 minutes per game since February.