Playoffs, championships and major tournaments are where stars are supposed to shine their brightest. The lights are a bit more intense, the fans are louder and the media judges with greater scrutiny.
But despite the pressure, the great ones rise above everything else to keep their eyes on championships, gold medals and green jackets.
From time to time, even when someone has a few great quarters, it can all be thrown away with an error or two that changes the entire game.
These athletes—albeit talented as can be—are given the worse distinction in sports: choke artists.
Here are the top 20 worst superstar playoff chokes in sports history.