Intensity is a mental trait that is highly sought after in the National Basketball Association.
The will and hunger to play at your extreme capability is what often defines a players character.
There are many intense players in the NBA and it can be difficult to grade intensity as some players may not be as express their emotions like others.
On the other hand, some athletes wear their heart on their sleeve and bleed the game out for the public eye to see.
Focus and desire are other areas that categorise intensity and fans feel much more of a connection with players who are willing to give everything for their team.
Here is a top 5 list of the most intense athletes in today's NBA, have a look and feel free to give your opinion on who is and isn't on this list.