Jrue Holiday, Terry Rozier among under-the-radar stars of NBA playoffs


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The NBA is a vast landscape, with more than 400 players spread across 30 teams and the superstars stealing the majority of the spotlight.

So maybe we should excuse Milwaukee’s Eric Bledsoe for suffering from amnesia on Tuesday night, when he claimed he didn’t know the name of the man who has been making his work life so miserable of late — Boston’s Terry Rozier. After all, confusion is running rampant among even the players these days, as Rozier had referred to Bledsoe as Drew Bledsoe just one day before.

Rest assured, Bledsoe is well aware of Rozier and his talents – and vice versa. But these NBA playoffs are full of high-end players who are largely unknown to the general public. With that in mind, we present an early look at the under-the-radar standouts of this postseason.

Rozier — With Kyrie Irving out for season, the…



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