Best Storylines to Follow in the NBA Conference Semifinals

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  • John Wall, Washington Wizards, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, NBA playoffs
  • Roy Hibbert, Indiana Pacers, Washington Wizards, Atlanta Hawks, NBA playoffs
  • Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers, Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers, Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Clippers
  • Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets
  • LeBron James Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Miami Heat, Brooklyn Nets
  • Kevin Garnett, Brooklyn Nets, Miami Heat
  • LaMarcus Aldridge, Tim Duncan, Damian Lillard, Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers
  • San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers, Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder, Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, Damian Lillard, LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers

Can John Wall Lead the Wizards to an Upset of Indiana?

After arguably the best first-round of the NBA playoffs ever, the league opens up its second round of postseason action Monday night, beginning with the upstart fifth-seed Washington Wizards tipping off against the No. 1 Indiana Pacers. John Wall and the Wizards showed a lot of growth and maturity in handling a physical Chicago Bulls squad in five games during the first round. Does Wall have what it takes to lead his Wizards to an upset of the Eastern Conference top-seed Pacers? It’s just one of the many questions that will be answered during the Conference semifinals of the NBA playoffs. Here, BET.com points out the best storylines to follow in the NBA Conference semifinals. These playoffs are no slam dunk! (Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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