There are a handful of NBA players, such as Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Shaquille O'Neal, who are names that everybody in the country knows.
Then there are those, such as Pau Gasol, Deron Williams and Dirk Nowitzki, that even the casual basketball fan is aware of.
However, basketball is an intricate and complicated sport, and it takes more than a few guys to be a great basketball team.
Normally, a team needs to be at least nine players deep in order to be a good team, and it is the role players and the unheralded grinders that put a team over the top.
So here we will take a look at all of the teams and bring the unheralded players to the limelight to look at which players do the hard work for little attention from the media, and thrive from the love of their local fans.
Here are the most underrated players on each team.