It's bittersweet to watch the NBA's up-and-coming ballers. They show so much promise, but their teams are far from 2013 playoff contention.
In some cases, their teams may be far from 2014 contention as well.
Whether they're part of a roster lacking adequate talent, a roster assembled incongruously or a roster coached incompetently, these young players are stuck in the cellar of the league.
A few of them are on the doorstep of stardom, ready to take the league by storm in 2013-14 if only their clubs would let them.
Who are some of the brightest future stars stuck on awful teams?