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Matchups in the first round of Western Conference playoffs

Matchups in the first round of Western Conference playoffs

NBA WEST CAPSULES

1.GOLDEN STATE

67-15 (Home: 39-2; Road: 28-13)

8. NEW ORLEANS

45-37 (Home: 28-13; Road: 17-24)

Season series: Golden State, 3-1.

Key stat: The Warriors' high-octane offense averaged an NBA-best 110 points per game and gets all the attention, but they actually played some defense too, holding opponents to a league-low 42.8% field-goal shooting percentage.

Outlook: Fans can't wait to see Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson go crazy raining down three-pointers. But check out how the Warriors move and share the basketball. They led the...

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