New stars rise every year in the NBA. It's one of the best parts about the game.
For the 2012 season, there aren't many players poised to make their first All-Star appearance in the East, but there are a few guys who could have a big year.
Many consider the power in the NBA to be shifting to the East. The teams are stacked with talented players with All-Star hopes.
For the most part, the Eastern Conference All-Star players have been consistent choices over the last few years, so a lot will have to be done for players to earn a spot.
These players are all still young, with most entering their prime years. Let's look at some possible fresh faces in the All-Star picture.