2011 NBA Playoffs: The Biggest Surprises That Brought Us to the Finals

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2011 NBA Playoffs: The Biggest Surprises That Brought Us to the Finals
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We have finally reached the Finals after a postseason filled with excitement and great competition generated by both superstars and the emergence of underdogs.

Some have said this year's edition of the NBA playoffs has had the best games seen for a long time. Some have even dared to say the professional postseason has competed with the NCAA's March Madness.

It certainly has been quite the spectacle for fans, and the result has been a renewed interest in the NBA.

The team that everyone loves to hate, the Miami Heat, is now set for a 2006 Finals rematch against the Dallas Mavericks, who will be out to grab the title that they let slip through their fingers after going up 2-0 the last time.

More surprises are sure to come as a champion will soon be crowned, but let's take a look at a few of the moments the 2011 NBA playoffs have produced so far. 

 

All stats and scores from ESPN.com.

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