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Predictions for NBA second round?

The second round is well underway. Which team will win each series? What will happen in the later rounds? Cast your votes below!

How will the Pacers-Wizards series play out? (Pacers lead 3-2)

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  • How will the Thunder-Clippers series play out? (Thunder lead 3-2)

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  • Which team will win the NBA championship?

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Game 7 drama for NBA playoffs

The first round of the 2014 NBA playoffs have been unpredictable and exciting. So it's fitting that five of the eight opening series will come down to the ultimate sports drama this weekend: a win-or-go-home Game 7. On Saturday, the Pacers, Thunder and Clippers all advanced to the conference semifinals. Still ahead on Sunday: the Spurs will both be looking to stave off an unexpected early exit at the hands of the Mavericks, whle fhe Nets and Raptors play for the right to face the Heat in the next round.

  • Who will win Game 7 of the Mavericks-Spurs Western Conference first-round series in San Antonio?

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  • Which team will win Game 7 of the Nets-Raptors Eastern Conference first round series in Toronto?

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Durant, Thunder roll in Game 6

"Mr. Unreliable"? Kevin Durant sure didn't look like it on Thursday, as the Oklahoma City Thunder star poured in 36 points (on 23 shots) and added 10 rebounds in a 104-84 road win against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 6 of their first-round series. On the brink of elimination, OKC now heads back home for Game 7. Will the West's No. 2 seed get it done? How much did the aforementioned controversial headline fuel Durant and the Thunder?

  • What did you think of The Oklahoman's "Mr. Unreliable" headline about Kevin Durant in Thursday's newspaper?

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  • How much do you think the "Mr. Unreliable" headline had to do with Kevin Durant and the Thunder's big Game 6 win?

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 3-3)

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  • How big a deal will it be if Kevin Durant doesn't win a title this season, his seventh in the NBA?

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West's top seeds in early trouble

While the East's No. 1 team continues its late-season slide, things aren't looking rosy for the West's best, either. A night after the eighth-seeded Dallas Mavericks thumped the No. 1 San Antonio Spurs in Game 2, the second-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder lost to the Memphis Grizzlies to fall behind 2-1. Could either actually be upset?

  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Tied 1-1)

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  • Which team will win this first-round matchup? (Grizzlies lead 2-1)

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  • Which is more surprising?

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  • Should Scott Brooks be on the hot seat if the Thunder lose to the Grizzlies?

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Your NBA playoff predictions?

The NBA playoffs are underway, and they're even more competitive than expected. Which teams will go on to win their first-round series? Cast your votes below!

More: Rank the playoff teams!

  • Who will win Game 7 of the Mavericks-Spurs Western Conference first-round series in San Antonio?

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      33%
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      67%

    Discuss (Total votes: 25,842)

  • Which team will win Game 7 of the Nets-Raptors Eastern Conference first round series in Toronto?

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      53%
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      47%

    Discuss (Total votes: 24,610)

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