Kicks On Court // Western Conference Playoffs Preview

The race for the 2019 NBA Finals is officially underway this weekend. There’s no denying that the Western Conference reached a level of competition and difficulty that exceeded expectations. All eight postseason teams have shown poise, composure — and above all — some swagger on their feet.

As the first round of playoffs gets underway, take a look at some of the heat you should expect to see from each team. Be sure to vote on which team you think had the best Kicks On Court as well.

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1. Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry in the Under Armour Curry 6 “Christmas in Town” (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
DeMarcus Cousins in the Meek Mill x PUMA Clyde Court “Reform” (photo via SLAM Kicks)
Kevin Durant in the Nike KD 12 “90s Kid” (Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)

8. Los Angeles Clippers

Montrezl Harrell in the Nike LeBron X “Pure Platinum” (Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images)
Montrezl Harrell in the Nike KD 7 EXT “Longhorn State” (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Montrezl Harrell in the Nike LeBron 7 “China Moon” (Adam Pantozzi/NBAE via Getty Images)

 

2. Denver Nuggets

Isaiah Thomas in the Nike Kobe 4 “Draft Day” (via B/R Kicks)
Isaiah Thomas in the Nike Kobe 4 Protro PE (Isaiah Downing for Complex Sneakers)
Isaiah Thomas in the Nike Kobe 4 Protro PE (via NBA Kicks on Twitter)

7. San Antonio Spurs

DeMar DeRozan in the Nike Kobe 11 Elite Low PE (Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)
LaMarcus Aldridge in the Air Jordan 33 PE (Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)
DeMar DeRozan in the Nike Kobe 1 Protro “81 Points” (Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

3. Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard in the adidas Dame 5 “YKWTII” (Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)
Meyers Leonard in the Nike LeBron 16 “EQUALITY” (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
Damian Lillard in the adidas Dame 5 “Suga Gee” (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

6. Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George in the Nike PG 3 “Mamba Mentality” (Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)
Russell Westbrook in the Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 PE (Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dennis Schroder in the Nike KD 6 Supreme “D.C. Preheat” (Zach Beeker/NBAE via Getty Images)

 

4. Houston Rockets

James Harden in the adidas Harden Vol. 3 PE (Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)
PJ Tucker in the Nike KD IV Texas PE (photo via NBA Kicks)
Clint Capela in the Nike Kyrie Low PE (Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

5. Utah Jazz

Donovan Mitchell in the adidas D.O.N. Issue #1 (Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
Thabo Sefolosha in his Air Max 90 PE (Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
Donovan Mitchell in the Captain Marvel x adidas “ACE” (via NBAKicks on Twitter)