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Top 10 possessions of the conference finals

NBA fans didn't get to savor to a decisive Game 7 during the conference finals. With the exception of the Lakers-Suns pivotal Game 5 and Orlando's overtime reprieve in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, there was a notable lack of drama over the two-week stretch. But that doesn't mean there weren't displays of brilliance and serendipity: Boston's selfless precision, Kobe Bryant's transcendence, Phoenix's irrepressible resilience and Dwight Howard's defensive prowess, Ron Artest's poetic redemption.

We're not always treated to epics, but the NBA never deprives us of thrilling scenes.