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The 12 keys to a successful NBA playoffs run

There are 12 keys to winning an NBA championship and DJ breaks down the best team in each category. Story

Updated: April 18, 2008, 5:33 PM ET
By DJ Gallo | Page 2

This year's NBA playoffs could be one of the most competitive and exciting in a generation.

In trying to determine which team will come out on top, I've listed 12 categories that define a championship team and then listed which playoff contender excels at each.

Take a look.

1. Staying relaxed: A major key to winning in the postseason is the ability to stay loose and relaxed no matter how pressure-packed a series gets. And who looks more loose and relaxed right now than this guy?

Edge: ...

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