NBA Playoffs: Ranking the Top 10 Best NBA Finals Player Matchups

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NBA Playoffs: Ranking the Top 10 Best NBA Finals Player Matchups
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With the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat squaring off in the NBA Finals, every basketball fan is practically foaming at the mouth in anticipation of the LeBron James—Kevin Durant matchup. It is already being heralded as one of the greatest NBA Finals player matchups of all time, and the series is barely underway.

As a basketball fan, this is truly what the NBA is all about: the two greatest players in the game facing off against one another in pursuit of the Larry O'Brien trophy. To make it even sweeter, it will be both player's first NBA Championship; if that doesn't get you pumped up to watch this series, you'd probably be better suited catching the latest episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. 

The James-Durant matchup is almost guaranteed to be a legendary one, but how does it compare to the all-time greats of NBA Finals history?

Here's a top ten list you really oughta check out.

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