By Staff
April 17, 2014

Chris Paul; Stephen CurryChris Paul and Stephen Curry meet in the first round. (Danny Moloshok/AP)

Welcome to'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, 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.

2014 NBA playoff schedule: Dates, times, TV

Here are the eight first-round matchups of the 2014 NBA playoffs:

NBA playoffs: First-round matchups

Western Conference

(1) San Antonio Spurs vs. (8) Dallas Mavericks | PREVIEW | VIDEO

(2) Oklahoma City Thunder vs. (7) Memphis Grizzlies | PREVIEW | VIDEO

(3) Los Angeles Clippers vs. (6) Golden State Warriors | PREVIEW | VIDEO

(4) Houston Rockets vs. (5) Portland Trail Blazers | PREVIEW | VIDEO

Eastern Conference

(1) Indiana Pacers vs. (8) Atlanta Hawks | PREVIEW | VIDEO

(2) Miami Heat vs. (7) Charlotte Bobcats | PREVIEW | VIDEO

(3) Toronto Raptors vs. (6) Brooklyn Nets | PREVIEW | VIDEO

(4) Chicago Bulls vs. (5) Washington Wizards | PREVIEW | VIDEO


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