With the 2010 NBA Playoffs just a few weeks away, teams will be jostling for playoff position. Some will be looking to lock down homecourt advantage, while others are looking to put together a string of wins in order to improve their seeding, or even make a run at that eighth and final spot.
While the next two weeks will show the character, determination and guts of teams and players throughout the league, you can't help but look forward to the playoff performances that will transform role players into stars, and superstars into legends.
Will your team overcome steep odds to pull off the upset of the year? Will your favorite player get hurt and then make an unexpected return?
So as you look forward, we look back at the Top 10 Gutsiest Playoff Performances in NBA History.