Taking a closer look at five NBA superstars preparing for the post season.
The play-offs are rapidly approaching, as we enter the final two weeks of the NBA regular season with much yet to be decided.
While the Miami Heat have ensured the No.1 seed in the Eastern Conference, the scrap below them sees the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers fighting for second spot.
The fun doesn’t stop there in the East, with a quartet of teams involved in a real battle for home court advantage as well as attempting to avoid certain match-ups with problematic rivals.
In the Western Conference the race for top spot continues as the San Antonio Spurs hold off the Oklahoma City Thunder. It is similarly close in the remaining play-off spots, but the real question mark is whether or not the Los Angeles Lakers will be around come the end of April.
With quality basketball guaranteed, here are five players likely to define the NBA play-offs: