Discussion

A spring break

How best to bear down when you need to? Ease up when you can

Originally Published: March 30, 2009
By Chris Broussard | ESPN The Magazine
Editor's note: This story appears in the April 6 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

The final weeks of the NBA's regular season may be energizing for fans. For the players, though, they're just plain enervating. Fatigue -- physical and emotional -- can make the last month seem like a year.

ALSO SEE

MORE NBA HEADLINES