Lakers have battle-tested starting five
And if that's the case, then the team with most experience and veteran leadership will definitely have an edge as we get closer and closer to elimination and seeding time.
So we decided this week to find out which of the playoff-contending teams had the most postseason experience by taking their top five players (either by number of starts or statistical contribution) and adding up the total number of playoff games they've participated in during their careers.
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