Now that the 2013-14 NBA regular season is finally here, and the preseason roster tinkering is over, we get to see the very best starting lineup each team has to offer.
While some of the top squads in the league are carried by one or two megastars, many are fueled by all five of their starters. A five-pronged attack often makes it ridiculously difficult for opponents to narrow their game plan or their emphasis.
True balance in a starting lineup involves a wide range of scoring options, multiple rebounders and a defense with no weak spots.
Which NBA starting lineups fit the mold? Find out ahead as we rank the most balanced units in the Association.