20 Biggest Man Up Moments in Sports

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20 Biggest Man Up Moments in Sports
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Sometimes it is a single moment that can define a player's career. No matter how the rest of their career unfolds, players are inevitably linked to that one moment when they either rose or collapsed under the pressure of the situation.

LeBron James has been getting a lot of criticism for his performance in the NBA Finals. You can say the media is blowing it out of proportion, but you can't argue with the significant statistical drop-off that he suffered in the fourth quarter of Finals games.

There were several moments when LeBron could have seized the moment and proved his doubters wrong, but instead he floundered and his legacy, for now, is that of a player who shrinks in the big moment.

Things may change for LeBron if he wins a title (or 6 or 7), but for now his status is cemented based on the 2011 Finals.

Let's take a look at 10 players who found a way to get the job done and 10 that failed to come through in the clutch.

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