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Top 10: Minor Players with Huge Roles

Michael Jordan may have won six championships in his professional basketball career, but he did not do it alone.

Sure, Scottie Pippen was his right hand man, but what about his other teammates?

Jordan's 1996 championship quest not only displayed Jordan's individual talents, but also displayed those of his teammate’s as well.

Toni Kukoc was a true sixth man. He provided 13.1 points per game off the bench; a huge boost.

Dennis Rodman was the defensive lock and the hustle that helped convert energy on the defensive end to the offensive end.

Steve Kerr might not have seen many minutes, but his 8.4 points per game and 93 percent from the free throw line gave Chicago an offensive edge.

Luc Longley's 9.1 points and 5.6 rebounds per game helped the Bulls in the paint most of that season too.

No matter what team you play for, a role player will always be spotted. There are players who may not rake in the most points, but have the value of a seven carat diamond. They can specialize in one aspect or be a well-rounded player.

So sticking with the theme of role players, here are the top ten role players for the 2009-2010 NBA season.

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