[Slideshow] Top 5 NBA Duos in 2014-15

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Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) celebrates with guard Tony Parker (left) after a victory against the Miami Heat in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. The Spurs defeated Miami 104-87 to win the NBA Finals. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Lebron. Melo. KD. CP3. Steph. Timmy. Noah. George. All players known by single names, some of the single best players in the league.

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But basketball is a team game. Many times, one player stands out, but sometimes, there are two  players on a team that join forces, band together and try to create something special. Whether it be scoring, rebounding, passing or defense, some partners can contribute more than alot of starting lineups can. Call them pairs, duos, partners, buddies, or just call them leaders.

Historically, we stare at Scottie and Mike, we marvel at Magic and Kareem, we awe at Stockton and Malone, and we dream of being Shaq and Kobe. Who will be next to these men when it’s all said and done? What partners will carve their names alongside these legends? It’s a tall order, something that not just one person can handle — it takes a concentrated, precise team effort.

So, Who are the top 5 duos in the NBA today? We take a look in this top-5 ranking of