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PBT’s second-round playoff previews

Apr 29, 2011, 2:34 AM EDT

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Now we get serious.

Indiana, New Orleans and Portland made things interesting. The Knicks were entertaining. But now we get down to business.

Now we are down to the eight best teams in the NBA and now contenders have to start facing off. Now everything gets more intense.

Here are our previews for the second round. All in one handy little location. This makes it easier for you to check back and point out how we missed things once the series is over.

EASTERN CONFERENCE:

Chicago Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks

Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics

WESTERN CONFERENCE:

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies

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