Postseason MVP Rankings: No. 1?

Originally Published: April 21, 2011
By David Thorpe | Scouts Inc.

The NBA playoffs are vastly different from the regular season for one reason. From November through mid-April, a team tries to build from day to day and game to game, and a player's statistics are built with that schedule. Wins matter, of course, but great personal stats can elevate a player's status even on a bad team, just as poor performances do the opposite even for a good team.