The NBA is all about big names and big stats, but largely unheralded players are playing meaningful minutes across the league in the 2012-13 season.
Even on some of the title contenders, important players go unnoticed. Some provide quick, volume scoring, while others dominate the glass or another specific element of the game.
No matter what the individual skill, these 10 players are helping their teams more than we know.
These are the men representing the best of the working class of the NBA. They don't make huge salaries, but are invaluable to the success of their respective teams.
This list could very well be in flux throughout the season, since unheralded players are rarely unheralded for very long. But out of the starting gate, these players are doing big things under the radar.