Basketball games can often become tedious, with the consistent swishing of both baskets and the mundane bouncing of a round ball.
Cheerleaders and dance squads perform during breaks in the game to offer a relief from the menial significance of anything before the last two minutes of the fourth quarter.
Female fans may roll their eyes at the sight of these girls, but men relish the moment.
The team's reputation has no effect on the quality of these dancers, and it often helps the fans who watch mediocre teams the most.
Here are the hottest cheer girls from every NBA team.