Round 1 of the NBA playoffs has not disappointed. This is the best time of year for basketball fanatics everywhere, and up to this point, the matchups have lived up to the hype.
Then again, basketball fans shouldn't be satisfied, as there's plenty of action to come.
As the postseason continues, the competition will get stiffer. Everyone has their favorite teams, but when it comes to looking ahead, there are five possible matchups that call to us more than the rest.
A championship is on the line, and 16 teams are vying for a title. Unfortunately for some, the narratives simply don't support their appeal, which is why fans are hoping for specific outcomes every step of the way.