The stretch run is here. With just over a month left in the season, this is the time for those who have slumped to get going and for those who have been hot to stay hot. This is the time when reputations are made and when MVPs are won. This is simply the best time of the year.
Here's a look at the one player from each contender -- by our definition, teams less than six games out of the division or wild-card lead -- who needs to be at his best in the final month.
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