Summer Forecast: First-time All-Star candidates

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After bursting onto the scene as rookies, is it only a matter of time until stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis take their games to All-Star levels? And can DeAndre Jordan, still searching for his first invite, finally add "All-Star" to his NBA résumé?

We asked our ESPN Forecast panel to predict the players most likely to make their first All-Star team in 2016-17. Voters were allowed to select up to five names for both the East and West.

Who received the most votes? Who got snubbed by our panel? To participate in the discussion, #ESPNForecast is the Twitter hashtag to use.

Most likely first-time All-Stars

1. Karl-Anthony Towns
Minnesota Timberwolves | C
Western Conference
Votes: 23

2. Giannis Antetokounmpo
Milwaukee Bucks | SF
Eastern Conference
Votes: 22

3. DeAndre Jordan
LA Clippers | C
Western Conference
Votes: 20

T-4. Kristaps Porzingis
New York Knicks | PF
Eastern Conference
Votes: 16

T-4. Kemba Walker
Charlotte Hornets | PG
Eastern Conference
Votes: 16

6. Gordon Hayward
Utah Jazz | SF
Western Conference
Votes: 12

7. C.J. McCollum
Portland Trail Blazers | SG
Western Conference
Votes: 10

8. Andrew Wiggins
Minnesota Timberwolves | SG
Western Conference
Votes: 9

T-9. Bradley Beal
Washington Wizards | SG
Eastern Conference
Votes: 8

T-9. Rudy Gobert
Utah Jazz | C
Western Conference
Votes: 8

T-9. Hassan Whiteside
Miami Heat | C
Eastern Conference
Votes: 8

Also receiving votes:

Steven Adams, Oklahoma City Thunder (7)
Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers (6)
Reggie Jackson, Detroit Pistons (6
Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies (6)
Goran Dragic, Miami Heat (5)
Dennis Schroder, Atlanta Hawks (5)
Jae Crowder, Boston Celtics (5)
Khris Middleton, Milwaukee Bucks (4)
Serge Ibaka, Orlando Magic (3)
D'Angelo Russell, Los Angeles Lakers (3)
Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver Nuggets (3)
Derrick Favors, Utah Jazz (2)
Evan Fournier, Orlando Magic (2)
Jahlil Okafor, Philadelphia 76ers (2)
Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics (2)
Kent Bazemore, Atlanta Hawks (2)
Avery Bradley, Boston Celtics (2)
Chandler Parsons, Memphis Grizzlies (2)
Victor Oladipo, Oklahoma City Thunder (2)
Tristan Thompson, Cleveland Cavaliers (2)
Danilo Gallinari, Denver Nuggets (1)
Ryan Anderson, Houston Rockets (1)
Myles Turner, Indiana Pacers (1)
Justise Winslow, Miami Heat (1)
Jabari Parker, Milwaukee Bucks (1)
Taj Gibson, Chicago Bulls (1)
Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns (1)
Elfrid Payton, Orlando Magic (1)
Nikola Vucevic, Orlando Magic (1)
Eric Bledsoe, Phoenix Suns (1)
Jeremy Lin, Brooklyn Nets (1)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Detroit Pistons (1)
Harrison Barnes, Dallas Mavericks (1)
Zach LaVine, Minnesota Timberwolves (1)
Nikola Mirotic, Chicago Bulls (1)
Enes Kanter, Oklahoma City Thunder (1)