The NBA playoffs have already been going on for about a month and with each passing game, the developing storylines and the drama that comes along with them have been fantastic.
We have the dinosaur-age San Antonio Spurs who have not lost a playoff game yet, the Miami Heat and LeBron James, who have been struggling to beat the lowly Indiana Pacers, and the Los Angeles Lakers who look like their time is up.
But this is just a taste of what's getting people talking.
The remarkable thing is, the NBA championship is as wide open as it can possibly get and while some analysts have predictions as to who will meet in the finals, we all really have no clue.
All seven remaining teams in the playoffs will have to go through obstacles in order to achieve their goal of winning the title. So we have compiled a list of 10 things that can and will affect which team becomes the world champions.
Check out the list on the following pages!