The 2013 NBA playoffs have reached the conference finals where four teams are vying for two spots in the NBA Finals. At this point in the playoffs, specific matchups become even more important in determining which team will advance.
Superstar players solidify their names in the postseason and are why so much emphasis is put on these battles.
The San Antonio Spurs hold a 2-0 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies, thanks to a 93-89 overtime victory Tuesday night. Memphis has been resilient all season long though and is sure to make the series competitive.
The 2013 Eastern Conference Finals tip off Wednesday night in South Beach with the Miami Heat hosting the Indiana Pacers.
In order for each remaining team to succeed, it will need to win the crucial matchups.