Bill Russell and Jerry West had it. So did Magic, Bird and MJ. They all thrived on playoff pressure and wanted the ball in their hands with the season on the line.

It takes a special kind of player to elevate his game when it counts the most. Now, go inside the minds of today's stars and hear what they have to say about their passion for playoff basketball.

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