1. DefenseCoaches implore their players to get a hand in their opponent's face. Posey took that decree to another level this postseason as he helped the Celtics limit superstars like LeBron James (left) and Kobe Bryant during Boston's championship run.
Pundits will point to the fact that Posey only averaged 7.4 points per game during the regular season, but can you put a quantitative number on his defense?
(Jim Davis / Globe Staff)