The impact rookies of the 2012-13 NBA campaign are making their closing statements as the end of the regular season is just days away.
Andre Drummond and Anthony Davis are seemingly undeniable on the boards, but how are they faring in other phases of the game?
Elsewhere, three point guards with international experience are gaining momentum. We grade their progress as they drive and dish their way to bigger roles.
This rookie crop gives us plenty to look forward to next year, and for those heading to the playoffs an opportunity to enjoy an encore.
*An "impact rookie" is a rookie averaging 20-plus minutes per game in his last 10 games and at least 15 minutes per game in the 2012-13 season.