The NBA is full of superstars, and while they’re often the ones who receive the most credit, the sidekicks deserve recognition for the important roles they play throughout an 82-game season.
Every contender needs a go-to scorer, but maybe it's just as important to have a complementary player who makes the star’s job that much easier.
For every Batman there’s a Robin, and with a league full of super teams and Big Threes, there are a number of great players who help their squads despite being the No. 2 options.
Ahead, we'll rank those from worst to first.