The starters have just been announced for this year’s NBA All-Star game in New Orleans.

And there are familiar faces in both the East and West roster so far, with the likes of LeBron, Dwyane Wade, and Kevin Durant all set to star.

But they can’t keep going forever – as Kobe has proven with his recent plea to fans not to pick him this year.

So who will replace them?

Here are five of this year’s rookies who could well be All-Stars of the future.

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