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The NBA Playoffs Are Anyone's Ballgame

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April 23, 2014 AT 8:21 AM
Let’s hear it for the underdogs in the early going of the NBA playoffs. And maybe the start of a new era of parity that stands to deliver more postseason games to the league and its networks. The Memphis Grizzlies, seeded No. 7 in the west, split two games in Oklahoma City. The Atlanta Hawks, bottom seed in the east, did the same at Indiana. Both No. 6 seeds, Golden State and Brooklyn, also got road splits in their first two games against the L.A. Clippers and Toronto, respectively. Meantime, superpowers Miami and San Antonio both needed big efforts to pull out competitive opening home game wins in their series.