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SB Nation Reacts: Impact of crowds, entertaining series and more

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Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NBA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged-in Cleveland Cavaliers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts.

With the first-round of the playoffs underway, the most noticeable difference in the games has been the addition of nearly full crowds. According to the latest SB Nation Reacts survey, more than 50 percent of fans around the country said the inclusion of fans has significantly improved the viewing experience, only 16 percent said it hasn’t improved the experience at all.

With the rest of fans around the country watching at home, there is no shortage of great opening round series to enjoy. 30 percent of fans around the country believe the Phoenix Suns vs. Los Angeles Lakers series is the best of the group. The New York Knicks series against the Atlanta Hawks is the next most popular choice, with 21 percent of the vote.

Similarly, 26 percent of fans believe the Suns best display the characteristics of a successful team. Funny that there is a direct Cavs connection there with ex-Cavs forward James Jones as general manager. There are actually a lot of ex-Cavs littered all around the playoff, from LeBron James all the way down to Cam Payne.

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