The 50 best backcourts of all-time is loaded with some of the best scorers and distributors the game of basketball has ever known.
While some of these dynamic duos played together for years, others never had the chance to finish what they started.
There have been great athletes, fantastic competitors and unorthodox craftsmen.
There have been players who maximized their talent and players who really could have done more.
So what exactly makes them exciting?
At the most basic level, it starts with producing impressive stats and some highlight-reel plays.
For the older players who played in the dark days of the NBA, it's about the lasting impact their legacy has had on the game of basketball.
A handful of players are on this list because they were a part of something special, filling important roles while being flanked by Hall of Fame talent.
What is more exciting than winning?
Here's a look at the 50 of the most exciting backcourts in NBA history.