The NBA is at its most exciting when the premier players are running the fast break and dishing out flashy open court passes.
Only in the NBA will you see such beauty.
Slam dunks have long been the staple of excitement in the NBA. Yet, the pass is arguably the greatest aspect of the game.
There are only so many dunks people can pull off before it becomes impossible to innovate. Passing has no limits. Every Boston Celtics game features Rajon Rondo stringing some sort of crazy pass you've never seen before to a wide-open teammate.
When players are pushing the pace and passing gems in the open court, the excitement of the NBA reaches a whole new level.
The NBA is currently enjoying a golden age. The crop of premier players are the best in the last 20 years. Not since the Magic Johnson and Larry Bird days have there been this many spectacular open-court passers.
Here are some of the best.