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Matt Barnes and the Top 10 Role Players in the NBA
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All the buzz in the NBA these days is about the stars, and why shouldn't it be?

People will always be more interested in where Carmelo Anthony will spend his future, than what kind of impact Tyrus Thomas will have next season.

What many fans don't realize is that it takes much more than top tiered stars to win an NBA championship. It even takes more than a solid sixth man to back them up.

If you have title aspirations in this league, you better make sure you have the right role players.

The right role player can do more for your team that a few points and rebounds. The right role player can spark an offense that's been dead in the water. A solid role player can make defensive stops that save games, even an entire series.

These are the top ten Role Players in the league today.

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