In the NBA, players get all the attention, and rightly so. After all, they are the reason we invest so much time and money into the game as fans.
But we tend to ignore all the work going on behind the scenes, away from the basketball court.
While the frenzy surrounding free agency, the draft and trade rumors shines a spotlight on general managers and other personnel executives, rarely do we pay any attention to the owners.
For most franchises, success starts at the top. Having a good ownership group in place makes the job of everyone underneath them a little easier.
So we're going to show a little love for the (super-rich and powerful) guys who really call the shots in this league.
Here are the 10 most popular NBA owners.