Power Ranking the NBA's Best Spark Plugs Off the Bench

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Power Ranking the NBA's Best Spark Plugs Off the Bench
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With James Harden now headlining the Houston Rockets, the race for NBA's best off-the-bench spark plug is on.

Few role players enjoy the media attention and popularity of these 10 players.

Whether they are offensive-minded or contribute in several categories, their potential for gaudy numbers and highlight-reel plays make them relevant.

But, like with any facet of the game, a hierarchy exists among these combustible players.

Some are only one-dimensional players who can shoot or slash their way to double-digit outputs, and lack the all-around skill to consistently see meaningful minutes.

Others possess a diverse offensive portfolio, but their lack of attention on the defensive end keeps them relegated to their club's second unit.

Finally, there are a select few who are NBA starters masked as reserves. They may not open the evening's proceedings, but rest assured they will be around for the finale.

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