role player :
- n a person who makes deceitful pretenses
- n a theatrical performer
News & Articles
- Role Players Dominating NBA Finals
In a NBA Finals featuring multiple first-ballot future Hall of Famers, the story of the series has been the phenomenal play of the role players for the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.
June 12, 2013 - CBS New York
- NBA Finals, Game 3: Spurs' role players reign
If they were anonymous to the public at large before the Finals began, they aren't anymore after they torched the Heat in Game 3, combining for 51 points in a 113-77 victory. This was the night of the role player and Green made 7-of-9 threes one game after making all five back in Miami.
June 12, 2013 - Philly.com
- Green, Neal spark Spurs past Heat in Game 3 of NBA Finals
A pair of San Antonio role players pushed the Spurs Tuesday night to a two games to one lead over Miami in the NBA Finals.
June 12, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor