It's no secret in the NBA that in order to earn respect, a team must have depth.
Whether you refer to them as the guys who ride the pine, the bench players or the second unit, your team has to have "them" in order to contend.
Last season, Steve Novak was the breakout bench player for the New York Knicks.
The impact of Novak off the bench last season was huge and influential in the overall success of the team. Who will be the breakout bench player this upcoming season?
Looking at the 2012-13 roster, there are five potential bench players for the Knicks that could emerge.