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Western Conference finals will feature some of the most prolific players in the NBA

Western Conference finals will feature some of the most prolific players in the NBA

Klay Thompson described the Oklahoma City Thunder as a "two-headed monster" in the days leading up to the Western Conference finals.

That would qualify a series also involving the Golden State Warriors as something of a Monsters Inc. There might not be two NBA teams with more bloodcurdling talents.

Oklahoma City features a spindly shot-maker in Kevin Durant and a hard-charging dynamo in Russell Westbrook. Golden State will counter with a boyish wonder in Stephen Curry, a largely expressionless sharpshooter in Thompson and a freakishly versatile forward in Draymond Green.

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