NBA Power Rankings: Ranking Every Team's 2nd-Best Player

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NBA Power Rankings: Ranking Every Team's 2nd-Best Player
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Andrew Bynum is a force down low for the Lakers.

In general, it takes more than one great player to win an NBA title. 

Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen; Shaquille O'Neal had Kobe Bryant; Magic Johnson and Larry Bird had a slew of talent surrounding them. 

It's easy to name the best players on most teams. You see them front and center in highlights and they're always a focus when discussing their team.

Some of them have a teammate who nearly matches their own prodigious talent; some do not. Most NBA fans will know the names on this slideshow, while some will claim the No. 2 is actually a No. 1; others will no doubt take issue with the numerical ranking. 

There's no exact science for this type of stuff. There are stats, accomplishments and, of course, you need to watch the players and see how they interact on the court with teammates and opponents. 

By the end, we'll have a top-ranked No. 2. 

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