It is often said that it doesn't matter who starts, but who finishes.
Throughout the history of the league, this saying has proven to be quite true indeed. Each year, the top teams have one thing in common, a strong bench.
Typically, the first one off the bench sets the tone for the rest of the game, and the truly great ones tend to end the game playing a major role in the outcome of the game.
They typically aren't nearly as celebrated and only in the past 30 years have they been recognized at all. But make no mistake about it, the sixth men of the league have been just as important as those that proceeded them.
Here are the Top 10 sixth men of all time.