But with the league already filled with established stars, there are some who are still overlooked by many. These five names I will enumerate are overshadowed by their higher-tier superstar teammates, but their production is already on par with the more popular players in the league.
The Indiana Pacers' 2019-20 campaign comes to an end after being swept by the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs. It was a devastating result that could have been much different if their All-Star big man Domantas Sabonis didn't suffer a foot injury that forced him to sit out the bubble games.
We’re now two months into the NBA season and the fans are starting to get an idea about how things might play out or which teams will battle in the playoffs. Despite that being true in the Western Conference, the Eastern Conference remains as a question mark at this stage.
Shifting Leonard to the Western Conference alters the balance of power once again. The East is relatively weak, or so it seems.
Indiana Pacers and Utah Jazz are two of the favourites to make the NBA Finals at the time of writing.
Malcolm Brogdon’s free agency is set to be as interesting as any in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks are in a tricky spot with Eric Bledsoe re-signed, Giannis Antetokounmpo nearing a supermax and Brogdon, Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton hitting free agency.
Dallas Mavericks can add a max contract this offseason, as they look to build around young stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis.
Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon is heading for restricted free agency this offseason. In the shadows of not just Giannis Antetokounmpo, but also Khris Middleton, Brogdon is the forgotten piece of this Bucks team.