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We're just one day into the 2013-14 NBA Playoffs, and it's already looking like one of the most promising postseasons in recent memory. Yesterday, the Nets, Warriors, Hawks, and Thunder each took 1-0 leads in their respective first round match ups.

Kicking off the action was the Toronto Raptors falling at home to Brooklyn, the first of three road wins on the day. Despite a strong showing from Kyle Lowry, the Nets were able to hang on with a 94-87 win. Joe Johnson and Deron Williams led the way for Brooklyn with 24 points apiece.

Out west, the Warriors squeezed by the Clippers 109-105 after a big evening from Klay Thompson. CP3 did all he could to keep LAC alive, but couldn't quite get the job done in the end.

The No. 1 seed Indiana Pacers fell to Atlanta 93-101 after a postseason career-high 28 points from Jeff Teague. After finishing with one of the best regular season records in the league, Indiana now finds themselves with their backs against the wall, down 0-1 to the eighth seeded Hawks.

Finally, Memphis was no match for the masterful duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. They combined for 55 points to lead the Thunder to an early advantage in the first round.

Find out which sneakers shined on the first night of the playoffs after the jump.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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Russell Westbrook Debuts the Air Jordan XX9 On Court

Shoe: Air Jordan XX9
Player: Russell Westbrook
Game: Oklahoma City vs. Memphis
Key Stat: 23 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists

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Jeff Teague
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Jeff Teague Stifles Pacers with Playoff Career-High in the D Rose 4.5

Shoe: adidas D Rose 4.5
Player: Jeff Teague
Game: Atlanta vs. Indiana
Key Stat: 28 points, 5 assists

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Jeff Teague
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David Lee
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David Lee Leads Warriors Past Clippers in the Hyperaggressor 

Shoe: Nike Air Max Hyperaggressor
Player: David Lee
Game: Golden State vs. LAC
Key Stat: 20 points, 13 rebounds

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David Lee
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Chris Paul
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Chris Paul Goes H.A.M. Despite Loss to Golden State

Shoe: Jordan CP3 VII AE
Player: Chris Paul
Game: Golden State vs. LAC
Key Stat: 28 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds, 4 steals

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Stephen Curry
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Steph Curry Breaks Out the UA Drive For Win Over LAC

Shoe: Under Armour Drive
Player: Stephen Curry
Game: Golden State vs. LAC
Key Stat: 14 points, 7 assists

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Stephen Curry
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Paul Millsap
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Paul Millsap Steps Up in the Zoom Crsuader

Shoe: Nike Zoom Crusader
Player: Paul Millsap
Game: Atlanta vs. Indiana
Key Stat: 25 points, 8 rebounds

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Klay Thompson
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Klay Thompson Leads Warriors in the Zoom HyperRev

Shoe: Nike Zoom HyperRev
Player: Klay Thompson
Game: Golden State vs. LAC
Key Stat: 22 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists

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Klay Thompson
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Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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