• The 2019 NBA All-Star teams are officially set, and they feature some of the biggest names in the world of basketball.
  • But before the NBA's most talented players shined under the bright lights, they were young, scrawny rookies who hardly resemble the perennial All-Stars they are today.
  • Check out photos of what the 2019 NBA All-Stars looked like when they first joined the league below:

The 2019 NBA All-Star game will feature the biggest names in basketball.

But before LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Stephen Curry, and the like became the perennial All-Stars they are today, they were scrawny, baby-faced rookies still looking to make a mark on the league.

And their name recognition isn't the only thing that has changed. Many of these All-Stars even the younger ones look incredibly different than they did when they were NBA rookies.

Check out photos of what the 2019 NBA All-Stars looked like when they first joined the league:

Team LeBron

LeBron James as a rookie 19 years old

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Mark Duncan/AP

LeBron James today 34 years old

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Kevin Durant as a rookie 19 years old

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Ted S. Warren/AP

Kevin Durant today 30 years old

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Kyrie Irving as a rookie 19 years old

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AP Photo/Mark Duncan

Kyrie Irving today 26 years old

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Kawhi Leonard as a rookie 20 years old

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Kawhi Leonard today 27 years old

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David Zalubowski/AP

James Harden as a rookie 20 years old

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David Zalubowski/AP

James Harden today 29 years old

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Rick Bowmer/AP

Anthony Davis as a rookie 19 years old

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Gerald Herbert/AP

Anthony Davis today 25 years old

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Jeff Chiu/AP

Klay Thompson as a rookie 21 years old

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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Klay Thompson today 29 years old

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Kamil Krzaczynski/AP

Damian Lillard as a rookie 22 years old

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AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams

Damian Lillard today 28 years old

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LaMarcus Aldridge as a rookie 21 years old

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Kathy Willens/AP

LaMarcus Aldridge today 33 years old

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Karl-Anthony Towns as a rookie 20 years old

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Karl-Anthony Towns today 23 years old

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Bradley Beal as a rookie 19 years old

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AP Photo/Nick Wass

Bradley Beal today 25 years old

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Ben Simmons as a rookie 21 years old

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Ben Simmons today 22 years old

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Dwyane Wade as a rookie 22 years old

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Dwyane Wade today 37 years old

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Chris Szagola/AP

Team Giannis

Giannis Antetokounmpo as a rookie 19 years old

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Giannis Antetokounmpo today 24 years old

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Stephen Curry as a rookie 21 years old

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Kathy Kmonicek/AP

Stephen Curry today 30 years old

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Joel Embiid as a rookie 22 years old

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Chris Szagola/AP

Joel Embiid today 24 years old

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Brynn Anderson/AP

Paul George as a rookie 20 years old

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Michael Conroy/AP

Paul George today 28 years old

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Alonzo Adams/AP

Kemba Walker as a rookie 20 years old

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Kemba Walker today 28 years old

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Khris Middleton as a rookie 22 years old

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AP Photo/Jim Prisching

Khris Middleton today 27 years old

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AP Photo/Paul Sancya

Nikola Jokic as a rookie 19 years old

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AP Photo/Jack Dempsey

Nikola Jokic today 23 years old

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Blake Griffin as a rookie 21 years old

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AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

Blake Griffin today 29 years old

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D'Angelo Russell as a rookie 20 years old

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D'Angelo Russell today 22 years old

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Nikola Vucevic as a rookie 21 years old

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Nikola Vucevic today 28 years old

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Kyle Lowry as a rookie 20 years old

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Kyle Lowry today 32 years old

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Russell Westrook as a rookie 20 years old

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Russell Westrook today 30 years old

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Dirk Nowitzki as a rookie 20 years old

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Dirk Nowitzki today 40 years old

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