While other rookies have displayed excellent potential -- most notably, Dante Exum and Aaron Gordon -- it is fair to suggest that both Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have already shown why they are the golden duo of this rookie class.
Yes, much is left for them to learn and master, as the NBA game has evolved to new levels of sophistication. But the two rising stars you see today will only grow increasingly more valuable in time.
Over the course of the season, we'll take snapshots of how they're playing so we can note their advancements and setbacks more easily. Because if the 2014 class is to reach its lofty expectations, Wiggins and Parker must be productive, efficient and, yes, dominant players.
Let's break down their games, category by category, as they prepare for their first head-to-head battle on Wednesday night: