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NBA Playoff Schedule 2012: Breaking Down Every Current Matchup

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NBA Playoff Schedule 2012: Breaking Down Every Current Matchup
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The NBA playoffs are mere days away, and it's time to break down the potential first-round matchups. Each of these series has great players and great individual matchups.

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade vs. Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant vs. Dirk Nowitzki, and Blake Griffin vs. Zach Randolph are just a few of the awesome matchups that we will get to witness should the current positioning stay the same after tonight's games end. The question now is who will win these series and why.

So, I'll give you the keys to every first-round series, who wins and why. Read on.

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