NBA Power Rankings: Where each team stands going into the playoffs

At long last, the NBA playoffs are here.

While the NBA season gave us some spectacular individual performances and memorable games, for the most part, the postseason looks as expected.

The Warriors and Spurs once again ruled the West, while the Cavaliers ruled the East before faltering down the stretch, giving way to the Celtics to land the No. 1 seed.

The playoffs are a different game, however, and so much of postseason success comes down to matchups and smart coaching.

With the first round beginning on Saturday, here's where all 16 teams stand with the playoffs about to begin.

*Number next to team name indicates conference seed

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