The San Antonio Spurs are putting together one of their greatest playoff runs. With a first-round sweep of the Utah Jazz and another sweep of the Los Angeles Clippers, the Spurs have suddenly become the favorites to win the title.
Throughout the history of the NBA, few teams have been as successful in the postseason as the Spurs, who have appeared in the playoffs in each of the last 15 years, winning the title four times.
In those 15 seasons, the Spurs, despite often being criticized for their "boring" style of play, have managed to take part in some of the league's most exciting playoff series.
Here are five of the Spurs' most heated playoff series.