Who has most riding on postseason?
PER Diem: April 16, 2010
Updated: April 17, 2010, 12:42 AM ETBy John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty ImagesLaMarcus Aldridge and Amare Stoudemire will be battling each other in Round 1 with plenty to prove.In contrast to the rest of the NBA season, the playoffs are more about the name on the front of the jersey than the name on the back. Sure, we'll still hype up big individual matchups ("It's Kobe versus Durant!"), but ultimately what matters is which team advances, not which players perform the best.
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