Ranking Potential 1st-Round Opponents for the OKC Thunder

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Ranking Potential 1st-Round Opponents for the OKC Thunder
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The 2013 NBA playoffs are weeks away, and the Oklahoma City Thunder have been successful in maintaining their position near the top of the Western Conference.

However, that does not mean that their first-round opponent will be a pushover. The bottom half of the Western Conference playoff race is littered with talented teams that would be more than willing and able to play spoiler to the Thunder’s potential run back to the NBA Finals.

Only the teams that are most likely to face the Thunder in the first round are listed, and they are restricted to the sixth through 10th seeds in the West as of March 14. Listed in order from most desirable to least, these are the teams the Thunder will be watching in preparation for the first round of the playoffs.

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