Found May 17, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
Over the last 13 NBA seasons, there have been only three teams from the Western Conference to play for an NBA championship. The Oklahoma City Thunder may get the chance to eliminate each of these three powerhouses in their 2012 playoff run towards the NBA Finals. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are leading the Thunder and would could be a historic playoff run. The Dallas Mavericks have played twice, both times against the Miami Heat, winning one time and losing one time. The Los Angeles Lakers have played seven NBA Finals, all under Kobe’s watch, going 3-1 with Shaq and 2-1 with Gasol and Bynum. All together, it added up to playing against six different teams. Twice they played the Boston Celtics, winning once, losing once. The San Antonio Spurs have been four times and won each time. Their wins were against four different teams in four different ways: once in four games against Lebron with the Cleveland Cavs, once in five against the Knicks, once in six against New Jersey, and ...
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