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Your NBA playoff predictions?

The matchups are set. The NBA playoffs are almost here. And one thing's for sure: This should be a pretty competitive postseason. Which teams will win each playoff series? Who will take the conference titles? What about the whole thing? Cast your votes below!

More: Rank the playoff teams!

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup?

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup?

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup?

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup?

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  • Which will be the best first-round series in the NBA playoffs?

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  • Which team will win the Western Conference?

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  • Which team will win the Eastern Conference?

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  • Which team will win the NBA championship?

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Just 16 teams remain in the chase for the 2013-14 NBA championship. How do they stack up against one another? Are the San Antonio Spurs (a league-high 62 wins) the best? Or do you rate another squad higher? Click on the logos below to set your list!

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2013-14 NBA Playoff Teams

Bobcats

Bobcats

Charlotte Bobcats
No. 7 in East

Bulls

Bulls

Chicago Bulls
No. 4 in East

Clippers

Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers
No. 3 in West

Grizzlies

Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies
No. 7 in West

Hawks

Hawks

Atlanta Hawks
No. 8 in East

Heat

Heat

Miami Heat
No. 2 in East

Mavericks

Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks
No. 8 in West

Nets

Nets

Brooklyn Nets
No. 6 in East

Pacers

Pacers

Indiana Pacers
No. 1 in East

Raptors

Raptors

Toronto Raptors
No. 3 in East

Rockets

Rockets

Houston Rockets
No. 4 in West

Spurs

Spurs

San Antonio Spurs
No. 1 in West

Thunder

Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder
No. 2 in West

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers
No. 5 in West

Warriors

Warriors

Golden State Warriors
No. 6 in West

Wizards

Wizards

Washington Wizards
No. 5 in East

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Spurs or Thunder best in West?

The San Antonio Spurs took a 19-game winning streak into Oklahoma City on Thursday night, but did not emerge with 20 straight. Despite leading almost the entire first half, San Antonio fell victim to an 18-7 third-quarter run that put the Thunder in control for good in a 106-94 win. The game almost certainly won't be enough to put OKC back in contention for the West's No. 1 seed, but it certainly confirms that a Spurs-Thunder conference finals could be epic.

  • Which team will win the Western Conference?

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  • Which team would win a seven-game series with the Spurs holding home-court advantage?

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  • Which team would have a better chance at winning the NBA title if it got to the Finals?

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  • Who is better at his job?

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  • What are the chances we don't see a Spurs-Thunder matchup in the West finals?

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  • Which team will win the NBA championship?

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Spurs, Pacers in different places

Remember when the Indiana Pacers appeared to be NBA championship favorites? And the San Antonio Spurs were mired in a midseason slog? Yeah, it seems like a different season. That's because the teams' fortunes have flipped recently, and that was never more evident than during San Antonio's 103-77 road win over hapless Indiana. It was the Spurs' 18th straight victory, and sent Indiana to second place in the East. What are the futures for these teams?

  • How will the Spurs fare in the playoffs?

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  • How will the Pacers fare in the playoffs?

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  • Which has been more surprising?

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  • Which team will earn the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed?

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  • Which will be the NBA Finals matchup?

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  • Which team will win the NBA championship?

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What will be NBA's 'final four'?

College basketball this weekend determined its Final Four participants. The NBA? That'll come later. In the Eastern Conference, all season an Indiana Pacers-Miami Heat matchup has seemed inevitable -- but the Pacers have struggled recently (including back-to-back losses to Cleveland and San Antonio) and the Heat haven't been so hot, either. In the West, the San Antonio Spurs have blown up (18 wins in a row) and seem likely to face the Oklahoma City Thunder ... unless the Los Angeles Clippers have something to say about it. What will the matchups be? Who will win the conferences?

Will Pacers-Heat and Spurs-Thunder be the NBA's final four?

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  • Which team will win the Eastern Conference?

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  • Which team will win the Western Conference?

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  • Which is the best team in the NBA right now?

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  • Which team will win the NBA championship?

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