A major element of every NBA team's preseason is the development of rookies, and the 2013-14 season features a truckload of league newcomers battling in exhibition play.
Which youngsters are standing out, and what does each one need to work on as the regular season fast approaches?
Some rookies are already settling into their roles wonderfully and they're set to carry a heavy portion of responsibilities. Others are still scrapping for roster spots and rotational jobs as they try to play mistake-free hoops.
Find out how how every notable rookie is faring this preseason as we break down each team's class.
*Denotes rookie with non-guaranteed contract
**Denver Nuggets do not have any notable rookies