It's never too early to start evaluating teams in the 2013 NBA playoffs...right?
Granted, not even a week has passed since the Association bid adieu to its dregs. Since then, all kinds of coaching carousel carnage has ensued.
Leaving the lottery-bound aside for now—and hopefully, until the NBA draft at the very least—there's been plenty of intrigue to glean from the opening days of the postseason. We've already seen our fair share of last-second shots, surprising performances, mind-boggling blowouts and big-time bouncebacks. All of this bodes well for an exciting journey to the Larry O'Brien Trophy in the weeks to come.
But before we look too far ahead, let's have a look at how the 16 teams left in the NBA's big dance have fared so far. Teams are listed from lowest seed to highest, and the order alternates between Eastern and Western Conference.