Even in the conference finals of the NBA playoffs, we are still learning new things about the teams left standing.
After nearly seven months of games, the league's best have revealed their strengths and flaws on the biggest scale possible. That's what happens when the best of the best face off in seven-game series—everything is more pronounced.
But it's not just questions from the regular season that have been answered. A handful of genuine surprises have popped up this postseason, shaping the action in unexpected and exciting ways.
We've been watching these teams all season, yet each of them has shown us that there's more to it than meets the eye. How their opponents adjust to these discoveries will go a long way toward deciding the 2013 NBA title.