Welcome to SI.com's 2013-14 NBA playoff preview hub, home of all of your postseason preparation needs.
From the first game of the first round on Saturday to the decisive Finals clash in June, SI.com will be chronicling the action and providing expert analysis throughout the playoffs. Be sure to check back during the postseason for the latest news, stories and results. On Thursday, we will preview each first-round series individually, including video analysis from our own Chris Mannix.
Here are the eight first-round matchups of the 2014 NBA playoffs:
NBA playoffs: First-round matchups
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