Matchups mean everything when it comes to the basketball championship, but the 2012 NBA Finals have especially intriguing story lines at every single position.
Better yet, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are clearly the NBA's two best. The MVP and the league scoring champ will face off against each other? This is every NBA fan's wildest dream!
Yet it doesn't stop there. Whether it's the rest of the starting fives, the first subs off the bench or the deep reserves, this evenly-matched tilt has a different facet to explore at every turn.
With a look at each positional matchup, along with the key regular-season stats, you'll change your mind numerous times as to which team has the overall advantage. It's going to be a great 2012 NBA Finals...