More Than Meets The Eyes: NBA Players That Contribute More Than Goes Noticed

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More Than Meets The Eyes: NBA Players That Contribute More Than Goes Noticed
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Boston Misses You, Eddie!

In the past decade, the NBA has been noted for the many superstars in the game, from bigs like Shaquille O'Neal and Kevin Garnett, wings such as LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, and guards including Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash. It is true that certain teams would not succeed without the outstanding plays of these select individuals, but equally important to a teams' success can be the complementary role players.

In order to be a successful role player in the league, players have to accept their duties on their team, which may be shooting the three-ball, like Eddie House, or doing the dirty work, like Reggie Evans. The following players may never make the highlight reels, but their contributions do not go unnoticed by fans, coaches, and teammates.

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