From Scottie Pippen to Jaromir Jagr and every John Taylor in between, sidekicks hold a special place in stadium lore. And, while we'd all like to be the MVP or marquee name, hoisting a championship trophy as the second banana has its benefits too.
Similarly, the Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actor" is still an Oscar, and there's no shame in being the silver screen's Penny Hardaway.
To celebrate this unique parallel between sports and Hollywood, I've compiled a list of the most underrated sports movie sidekicks ever.
Get your popcorn ready and set your phone to vibrate. The show's about to begin.