After waiting nearly a week for this epic series to start, it's finally arrived. With the Eastern Conference being slightly depleted with recent injures, it is likely that the winner of the Western Conference Finals will be a heavy favorite in the Finals. With Thunder GM Sam Presti building the organization the same way the Spurs did almost to a tee, it's going to be interesting to see how the two teams match up against each other.
One team has all the experience in the world and is savvy in every sense of the word, and another is extremely young with a lot of star power playing with a chip on their shoulder. San Antonio has the best coach in basketball, and Scott Brooks looks to get over last year's conference finals loss. This series has a chance to be remembered for a long time and has the potential to be one of the all-time greats.
Here's five reasons why: