2011 NBA Playoff Predictions: Lakers vs. Heat and 10 Dream Finals Matchups

The first round of the NBA playoffs just started a few days ago, but plenty are already wondering which teams will meet in the NBA Finals.

The favorites in the Eastern Conference are the Bulls, Celtics and Heat.  Out West, it's still the Lakers (although San Antonio, Oklahoma City and maybe even Dallas have a shot).

With all 16 teams still in the hunt, there are quite a few Finals possibilities out there.  This slideshow will detail the 10 best matchups for the championship round.

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