|As Serge Ibaka exits stage right for the rest of the playoffs, what happens to the Thunder? Photo from bleacherreport.com|
In a second round that was significantly less exciting than the first round, all of the higher seeds advanced, leading us to the exact conference finals matchups that everyone has been expecting since the beginning of the season. Left standing are the two best teams in each conference (only on some days in the case of the Pacers) and now it's time to see who will advance and play for the championship, and the right to have me write about them everyday over a span of about two weeks. That's quite the honor if you ask me.