The 2013 NBA playoff field features a slew of potential wild-card figures, starting with a pair of injured playmakers who could step back on the court early on this spring.
Meanwhile, a couple of reserve units prepare to support their championship-caliber front lines.
Which underdog squads could mix things up in a big way? Which players are poised to be critical X-factors?
Find out as we break down the top wild cards of the 2013 NBA playoffs. These unpredictable entities will surely have an impact on the title chase.