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Pairing 2013 NBA Playoff Superstars with Their 'Game of Thrones' Counterparts

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Pairing 2013 NBA Playoff Superstars with Their 'Game of Thrones' Counterparts
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By now, you've probably seen the NBA and Game of Thrones crossover ads featuring Carmelo Anthony.

Other than the NBA playoffs and the HBO series being two of the most watched things on television, it got me to wondering: Are there more connections? Are there players who resemble certain characters from the show?

Granted, you're not going to draw a lot of parallels physically; there aren't many 6'8'' leapers on the show. But in terms of personality and character traits, there are some striking similarities. 

We found one player from each team who made it to the postseason's second round and had certain things in common with their Game of Thrones doppelganger. They are listed here, ranked by how much I liked the comparison. 

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