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How to Destroy Each NBA Finals Contender
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Only the very best teams reach the NBA Finals, but there's always a blueprint for success against any opponent.

Some teams just don't match up well despite a wide difference in overall talent level. Other teams are vulnerable to certain strategies or do one thing poorly.

So how can you design a game plan to destroy your opponent?

It requires an examination of trends and stats and a review of the roster to exploit the biggest weaknesses.

And then there are some teams like the San Antonio Spurs who have no weaknesses. If you're playing them, just light a candle and say a prayer. If you're playing them in San Antonio, just forfeit.

But even the mightiest armor is not invulnerable. So here's how to destroy eight NBA title contenders.

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