Some of the best athletes on the planet are employed by the NBA.
In this year's NBA Finals, with the Miami Heat defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder, perhaps the two most athletic teams in the league were matched up against one another. The Heat, led by league MVP and athletic freak LeBron James, defeated the upstart Thunder, led by the dynamic and athletic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, in five games to claim the franchise's second NBA Championship.
However, athleticism doesn't always directly translate to wins.
Some of the best teams in the league aren't necessarily impressive athletically, but they overcome their deficiencies in athleticism with veteran "know-how" and discipline. For example, the young and talented Philadelphia 76ers are more athletic than the San Antonio Spurs, but the Spurs are a much better basketball team led by their veteran trio of Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker.
Several teams added key pieces in this year's NBA Draft, and many will be expected to play significant minutes as rookies. With the draft in the books and the free agent frenzy winding down, let's see where all 30 teams rank among the most athletic teams in the league.