More than any other professional sports league, the NBA depends most heavily on its star power.
There's any number of reasons why that's the case. Having only five players at a time maximizes the contribution each player can make. Forcing players to play both offense and defense also gives the NBA an inherent advantage in individual importance over the NFL.
Or it could just be because the NBA is the only one of the "Big Four" professional leagues where players don't wear helmets that end up shielding their faces from the view of fans.
In any case, in such a star-driven league, teams typically can only go as far as their top one or two players take them.
Going from worst to best, here's how each NBA team's top one-two option measures up.