List of NBA playoff series

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This is a complete listing of National Basketball Association (NBA) playoff series, grouped by franchise. Series featuring relocated teams are kept with their ultimate relocation franchises.[1] Bolded years indicate wins. Years in italics indicate series in progress. Tables are sorted first by the number of series, then the number of wins, and then by year of first occurrence.

Atlanta Hawks

Includes series played as the Tri-Cities Blackhawks (1949–1951), Milwaukee Hawks (1951–1955) and St. Louis Hawks (1955–1968).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Boston Celtics 12 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1972, 1973, 1983, 1986, 1988, 2008, 2012, 2016 71 2–10 .167
Los Angeles Lakers 10 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1970 54 5–5 .500
Detroit Pistons 9 1956, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1997, 1999 39 6–3 .667
Washington Wizards 6 1965, 1966, 1978, 1979, 2015, 2017 28 2–4 .333
Indiana Pacers 6 1987, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2013, 2014 31 2–4 .333
Chicago Bulls 5 1967, 1970, 1993, 1997, 2011 22 2–3 .400
Milwaukee Bucks 4 1984, 1988, 1989, 2010 22 2–2 .500
Orlando Magic 3 1996, 2010, 2011 15 1–2 .333
Golden State Warriors 3 1964, 1967, 1968 19 0–3 .000
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 2009, 2015, 2016 12 0–3 .000
Houston Rockets 2 1969, 1979 8 2–0 1.000
Miami Heat 2 1994, 2009 12 2–0 1.000
New York Knicks 2 1971, 1999 9 0–2 .000
Philadelphia 76ers 2 1980, 1982 7 0–2 .000
Brooklyn Nets 1 2015 6 1–0 1.000
Anderson Packers 1 1950 3 0–1 .000
Charlotte Hornets 1 1998 4 0–1 .000
Totals 72 362 27–45 .375

Boston Celtics

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Philadelphia 76ers 20 1953, 1954*, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 2002, 2012, 2018 105 13–7* .650
New York Knicks 15 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954*, 1955, 1967, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1984, 1988, 1990, 2011, 2013 67 8–7* .533
Atlanta Hawks 12 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1972, 1973, 1983, 1986, 1988, 2008, 2012, 2016 71 10–2 .833
Los Angeles Lakers 12 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1984, 1985, 1987, 2008, 2010 74 9–3 .750
Detroit Pistons 8 1968, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2002, 2008 45 5–3 .625
Cleveland Cavaliers 8 1976, 1985, 1992, 2008, 2010, 2015, 2017, 2018 46 4–4 .500
Milwaukee Bucks 6 1974, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 2018 34 5–1 .833
Chicago Bulls 5 1981, 1986, 1987, 2009, 2017 23 5–0 1.000
Indiana Pacers 5 1991, 1992, 2003, 2004, 2005 25 3–2 .600
Golden State Warriors 4 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 23 4–0 1.000
Houston Rockets 4 1975, 1980, 1981, 1986 21 4–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 4 1975, 1982, 1984, 2017 22 3–1 .750
Sacramento Kings 3 1963, 1964, 1966 17 3–0 1.000
Orlando Magic 3 1995, 2009, 2010 17 1–2 .333
Miami Heat 3 2010, 2011, 2012 17 1–2 .333
Los Angeles Clippers 2 1974, 1976 12 2–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 2 2002, 2003 10 0–2 .000
Phoenix Suns 1 1976 6 1–0 1.000
San Antonio Spurs 1 1977 2 1–0 1.000
Chicago Stags 1 1948 3 0–1 .000
Charlotte Hornets 1 1993 4 0–1 .000
Totals 120 630 82–38 .683

(*) In 1954, the Celtics, Knicks and Syracuse Nationals (now Philadelphia 76ers) played a double round-robin in the Eastern Division semifinals instead of a playoff series. The Celtics and Nationals advanced to the Eastern Division Finals, where the Celtics lost in two games.

Brooklyn Nets

Includes series played as the New Jersey Nets (1977–2012).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
New York Knicks 3 1983, 1994, 2004 10 1–2 .333
Milwaukee Bucks 3 1984, 1986, 2003 15 1–2 .333
Detroit Pistons 3 1985, 2003, 2004 14 1–2 .333
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 1992, 1993, 2007 15 0–3 .000
Miami Heat 3 2005, 2006, 2014 14 0–3 .000
Boston Celtics 2 2002, 2003 10 2–0 1.000
Indiana Pacers 2 2002, 2006 11 2–0 1.000
Toronto Raptors 2 2007, 2014 13 2–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 2 1979, 1984 7 1–1 .500
Chicago Bulls 2 1998, 2013 10 0–2 .000
Charlotte Hornets 1 2002 5 1–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 1 1982 2 0–1 .000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 2002 4 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 2003 6 0–1 .000
Atlanta Hawks 1 2015 6 0–1 .000
Totals 30 142 11–19 .367

Charlotte Hornets

Includes series played as the Charlotte Bobcats (2004–2014).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Miami Heat 3 2001, 2014, 2016 14 1–2 .333
Orlando Magic 2 2002, 2010 8 1–1 .500
New York Knicks 2 1993, 1997 8 0–2 .000
Chicago Bulls 2 1995, 1998 9 0–2 .000
Boston Celtics 1 1993 4 1–0 1.000
Atlanta Hawks 1 1998 4 1–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 2000 4 0–1 .000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 2001 7 0–1 .000
Brooklyn Nets 1 2002 5 0–1 .000
Totals 14 63 4–10 .286

Chicago Bulls

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
New York Knicks 7 1981, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996 36 6–1 .857
Cleveland Cavaliers 7 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2010, 2015 34 5–2 .714
Miami Heat 7 1992, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2013 31 4–3 .571
Detroit Pistons 6 1974, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2007 35 2–4 .333
Atlanta Hawks 5 1967, 1970, 1993, 1997, 2011 22 3–2 .600
Los Angeles Lakers 5 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1991 28 1–4 .200
Boston Celtics 5 1981, 1986, 1987, 2009, 2017 23 0–5 .000
Milwaukee Bucks 4 1974, 1985, 1990, 2015 18 2–2 .500
Philadelphia 76ers 3 1990, 1991, 2012 16 2–1 .667
Washington Wizards 3 1997, 2005, 2014 14 1–2 .333
Charlotte Hornets 2 1995, 1998 9 2–0 1.000
Utah Jazz 2 1997, 1998 12 2–0 1.000
Indiana Pacers 2 1998, 2011 12 2–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 2 1998, 2013 10 2–0 1.000
Portland Trail Blazers 2 1977, 1992 9 1–1 .500
Orlando Magic 2 1995, 1996 10 1–1 .500
Sacramento Kings 1 1975 6 1–0 1.000
Phoenix Suns 1 1993 6 1–0 1.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 1996 6 1–0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 1975 7 0–1 .000
Totals 68 344 39–29 .574

Cleveland Cavaliers

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Boston Celtics 8 1976, 1985, 1992, 2008, 2010, 2015, 2017, 2018 46 4–4 .500
Chicago Bulls 7 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 2010, 2015 34 2–5 .286
Washington Wizards 5 1976, 1977, 2006, 2007, 2008 26 4–1 .800
Detroit Pistons 4 2006, 2007, 2009, 2016 21 3–1 .750
Golden State Warriors 4 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 22 1–3 .250
Brooklyn Nets 3 1992, 1993, 2007 15 3–0 1.000
Atlanta Hawks 3 2009, 2015, 2016 12 3–0 1.000
Toronto Raptors 3 2016, 2017, 2018 14 3–0 1.000
Indiana Pacers 3 1998, 2017, 2018 15 2–1 .667
New York Knicks 3 1978, 1995, 1996 9 0–3 .000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 1990 5 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 2007 4 0–1 .000
Orlando Magic 1 2009 6 0–1 .000
Totals 46 222 25–21 .543

Dallas Mavericks

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
San Antonio Spurs 6 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2014 36 2–4 .333
Oklahoma City Thunder 5 1984, 1987, 2011, 2012, 2016 23 2–3 .400
Portland Trail Blazers 4 1985, 1990, 2003, 2011 20 2–2 .500
Los Angeles Lakers 4 1984, 1986, 1988, 2011 22 1–3 .250
Houston Rockets 3 1988, 2005, 2015 16 2–1 .667
Sacramento Kings 3 2002, 2003, 2004 17 1–2 .333
Utah Jazz 2 1986, 2001 9 2–0 1.000
Denver Nuggets 2 1988, 2009 11 1–1 .500
Phoenix Suns 2 2005, 2006 12 1–1 .500
Miami Heat 2 2006, 2011 12 1–1 .500
Minnesota Timberwolves 1 2002 3 1–0 1.000
Memphis Grizzlies 1 2006 4 1–0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 2007 6 0–1 .000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2008 5 0–1 .000
Totals 37 196 17–20 .459

Denver Nuggets

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
San Antonio Spurs 6 1983, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2005, 2007 26 1–5 .167
Los Angeles Lakers 6 1979, 1985, 1987, 2008, 2009, 2012 28 0–6 .000
Oklahoma City Thunder 4 1978, 1988, 1994, 2011 21 2–2 .500
Utah Jazz 4 1984, 1985, 1994, 2010 23 1–3 .250
Phoenix Suns 3 1982, 1983, 1989 9 1–2 .333
Portland Trail Blazers 2 1977, 1986 10 1–1 .500
Dallas Mavericks 2 1988, 2009 11 1–1 .500
Milwaukee Bucks 1 1978 7 1–0 1.000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2009 5 1–0 1.000
Houston Rockets 1 1986 6 0–1 .000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 2006 5 0–1 .000
Minnesota Timberwolves 1 2004 5 0–1 .000
Golden State Warriors 1 2013 6 0–1 .000
Totals 33 162 9–24 .273

Detroit Pistons

Includes series played as the Fort Wayne Pistons (1948–1957).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 12 1950, 1953, 1954*, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1988, 1989, 2004 47 3–9* .250
Atlanta Hawks 9 1956, 1957, 1958, 1963, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1997, 1999 39 3–6 .333
Boston Celtics 8 1968, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 2002, 2008 45 3–5 .375
Sacramento Kings 7 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954*, 1958, 1962 18 4–3* .571
Chicago Bulls 6 1974, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2007 35 4–2 .667
Milwaukee Bucks 4 1976, 1989, 2004, 2006 17 4–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 4 1955, 2003, 2005, 2008 24 3–1 .750
Orlando Magic 4 1996, 2003, 2007, 2008 19 3–1 .750
Cleveland Cavaliers 4 2006, 2007, 2009, 2016 21 1–3 .250
Indiana Pacers 3 1990, 2004, 2005 15 3–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 3 1985, 2003, 2004 14 2–1 .667
New York Knicks 3 1984, 1990, 1992 15 1–2 .333
Miami Heat 3 2000, 2005, 2006 16 1–2 .333
Golden State Warriors 3 1956, 1976, 1977 14 0–3 .000
Washington Wizards 2 1987, 1988 8 2–0 1.000
Chicago Stags 1 1950 1 1–0 1.000
Portland Trail Blazers 1 1990 5 1–0 1.000
Toronto Raptors 1 2002 5 1–0 1.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 1975 3 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 2005 7 0–1 .000
Totals 80 368 40–40 .500

(*) In 1954, the Lakers, Pistons and Rochester Royals (now Sacramento Kings) played a double round-robin in the Western Division semifinals instead of a playoff series.

Golden State Warriors

Includes series played as the Philadelphia Warriors (1946–1962) and San Francisco Warriors (1962–1971).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Philadelphia 76ers 10 1950, 1951, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1967 34 4–6 .400
Los Angeles Lakers 7 1967, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1977, 1987, 1991 35 1–6 .143
Utah Jazz 4 1987, 1989, 2007, 2017 17 3–1 .750
San Antonio Spurs 4 1991, 2013, 2017, 2018 19 3–1 .750
Cleveland Cavaliers 4 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 22 3–1 .750
Boston Celtics 4 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 23 0–4 .000
Detroit Pistons 3 1956, 1976, 1977 14 3–0 1.000
Atlanta Hawks 3 1964, 1967, 1968 19 3–0 1.000
Houston Rockets 3 2015, 2016, 2018 17 3–0 1.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 3 1975, 1992, 2016 17 2–1 .667
Milwaukee Bucks 3 1971, 1972, 1973 16 1–2 .333
Phoenix Suns 3 1976, 1989, 1994 15 0–3 .000
St. Louis Bombers 2 1947, 1948 10 2–0 1.000
New Orleans Pelicans 2 2015, 2018 9 2–0 1.000
Portland Trail Blazers 2 2016, 2017 9 2–0 1.000
Chicago Stags 1 1947 5 1–0 1.000
New York Knicks 1 1947 2 1–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 1 1975 4 1–0 1.000
Chicago Bulls 1 1975 7 1–0 1.000
Dallas Mavericks 1 2007 6 1–0 1.000
Denver Nuggets 1 2013 6 1–0 1.000
Memphis Grizzlies 1 2015 6 1–0 1.000
Baltimore Bullets (original) 1 1948 6 0–1 .000
Washington Capitols 1 1949 2 0–1 .000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 2014 7 0–1 .000
Totals 67 327 39–28 .582

Houston Rockets

Includes series played as the San Diego Rockets (1967–1971).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 8 1981, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2009 35 3–5 .375
Utah Jazz 8 1985, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008, 2018 44 3–5 .375
Oklahoma City Thunder 8 1982, 1987, 1989, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2013, 2017 42 2–6 .250
San Antonio Spurs 4 1980, 1981, 1995, 2017 22 3–1 .750
Portland Trail Blazers 4 1987, 1994, 2009, 2014 20 3–1 .750
Boston Celtics 4 1975, 1980, 1981, 1986 21 0–4 .000
Dallas Mavericks 3 1988, 2005, 2015 16 1–2 .333
Golden State Warriors 3 2015, 2016, 2018 17 0–3 .000
New York Knicks 2 1975, 1994 10 2–0 1.000
Sacramento Kings 2 1981, 1986 8 2–0 1.000
Los Angeles Clippers 2 1993, 2015 12 2–0 1.000
Phoenix Suns 2 1994, 1995 14 2–0 1.000
Minnesota Timberwolves 2 1997, 2018 8 2–0 1.000
Atlanta Hawks 2 1969, 1979 8 0–2 .000
Washington Wizards 1 1977 6 1–0 1.000
Denver Nuggets 1 1986 6 1–0 1.000
Orlando Magic 1 1995 4 1–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 1977 6 0–1 .000
Totals 58 299 28–30 .483

Indiana Pacers

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
New York Knicks 7 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2013 41 4–3 .571
Atlanta Hawks 6 1987, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2013, 2014 31 4–2 .667
Boston Celtics 5 1991, 1992, 2003, 2004, 2005 25 2–3 .400
Philadelphia 76ers 4 1981, 1999, 2000, 2001 16 2–2 .500
Miami Heat 4 2004, 2012, 2013, 2014 25 1–3 .250
Orlando Magic 3 1994, 1995, 2012 15 2–1 .667
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 1998, 2017, 2018 15 1–2 .333
Detroit Pistons 3 1990, 2004, 2005 15 0–3 .000
Milwaukee Bucks 2 1999, 2000 8 2–0 1.000
Chicago Bulls 2 1998, 2011 12 0–2 .000
Brooklyn Nets 2 2002, 2006 11 0–2 .000
Washington Wizards 1 2014 6 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 2000 6 0–1 .000
Toronto Raptors 1 2016 7 0–1 .000
Totals 44 233 19–25 .432

Los Angeles Clippers

Includes series played as the Buffalo Braves (1970–1978).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Utah Jazz 3 1992, 1997, 2017 15 0–3 .000
Memphis Grizzlies 2 2012, 2013 13 1–1 .500
San Antonio Spurs 2 2012, 2015 11 1–1 .500
Boston Celtics 2 1974, 1976 12 0–2 .000
Houston Rockets 2 1993, 2015 12 0–2 .000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 1976 3 1–0 1.000
Denver Nuggets 1 2006 5 1–0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 2014 7 1–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 1 1975 7 0–1 .000
Phoenix Suns 1 2006 7 0–1 .000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 2014 6 0–1 .000
Portland Trail Blazers 1 2016 6 0–1 .000
Totals 18 106 5–13 .278

Los Angeles Lakers

Includes series played as the Minneapolis Lakers (1948–1960).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Detroit Pistons 12 1950, 1953, 1954*, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1988, 1989, 2004 47 9–3* .750
Phoenix Suns 12 1970, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1993, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2010 62 8–4 .667
San Antonio Spurs 12 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013 56 8–4 .667
Boston Celtics 12 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1984, 1985, 1987, 2008, 2010 74 3–9 .250
Sacramento Kings 11 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954*, 1955, 1984, 2000, 2001, 2002 37 10–1 .909
Portland Trail Blazers 11 1977, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 48 9–2 .818
Atlanta Hawks 10 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1969, 1970 54 5–5 .500
Oklahoma City Thunder 9 1978, 1979, 1980, 1987, 1989, 1995, 1998, 2010, 2012 41 6–3 .667
Houston Rockets 8 1981, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2009 35 5–3 .625
Golden State Warriors 7 1967, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1977, 1987, 1991 35 6–1 .857
Denver Nuggets 6 1979, 1985, 1987, 2008, 2009, 2012 28 6–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 6 1950, 1954, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2001 34 5–1 .833
Utah Jazz 6 1988, 1997, 1998, 2008, 2009, 2010 31 4–2 .667
Chicago Bulls 5 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1991 28 4–1 .800
New York Knicks 5 1952, 1953, 1970, 1972, 1973 29 3–2 .600
Dallas Mavericks 4 1984, 1986, 1988, 2011 22 3–1 .750
Indianapolis Olympians 3 1951, 1952, 1953 7 3–0 1.000
Milwaukee Bucks 3 1971, 1972, 1974 16 1–2 .333
Chicago Stags 2 1949, 1950 4 2–0 1.000
Minnesota Timberwolves 2 2003, 2004 12 2–0 1.000
Washington Capitols 1 1949 6 1–0 1.000
Anderson Packers 1 1950 2 1–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 1 1965 6 1–0 1.000
Indiana Pacers 1 2000 6 1–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 1 2002 4 1–0 1.000
Orlando Magic 1 2009 5 1–0 1.000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2011 6 1–0 1.000
Totals 153 735 109–44 .712

(*) In 1954, the Lakers, Pistons and Rochester Royals (now Sacramento Kings) played a double round-robin in the Western Division semifinals instead of a playoff series. The Lakers and Royals advanced to the Western Division Finals, where the Lakers won in three games.

Memphis Grizzlies

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
San Antonio Spurs 5 2004, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017 24 1–4 .200
Oklahoma City Thunder 3 2011, 2013, 2014 19 1–2 .333
Los Angeles Clippers 2 2012, 2013 13 1–1 .500
Portland Trail Blazers 1 2015 5 1–0 1.000
Phoenix Suns 1 2005 4 0–1 .000
Dallas Mavericks 1 2006 4 0–1 .000
Golden State Warriors 1 2015 6 0–1 .000
Totals 14 75 4–10 .286

Miami Heat

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Chicago Bulls 7 1992, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2013 31 3–4 .429
New York Knicks 5 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2012 29 2–3 .400
Indiana Pacers 4 2004, 2012, 2013, 2014 25 3–1 .750
Brooklyn Nets 3 2005, 2006, 2014 14 3–0 1.000
Detroit Pistons 3 2000, 2005, 2006 16 2–1 .667
Charlotte Hornets 3 2001, 2014, 2016 14 2–1 .667
Boston Celtics 3 2010, 2011, 2012 17 2–1 .667
Dallas Mavericks 2 2006, 2011 12 1–1 .500
Philadelphia 76ers 2 2011, 2018 10 1–1 .500
San Antonio Spurs 2 2013, 2014 12 1–1 .500
Atlanta Hawks 2 1994, 2009 12 0–2 .000
Orlando Magic 1 1997 5 1–0 1.000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2004 7 1–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 1 2005 4 1–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 2011 5 1–0 1.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 2012 5 1–0 1.000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 2013 4 1–0 1.000
Toronto Raptors 1 2016 7 0–1 .000
Totals 43 224 26–17 .605

Milwaukee Bucks

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Philadelphia 76ers 9 1970, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 2001 49 3–6 .333
Boston Celtics 6 1974, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1987, 2018 34 1–5 .167
Chicago Bulls 4 1974, 1985, 1990, 2015 18 2–2 .500
Atlanta Hawks 4 1984, 1988, 1989, 2010 22 2–2 .500
Detroit Pistons 4 1976, 1989, 2004, 2006 17 0–4 .000
Golden State Warriors 3 1971, 1972, 1973 16 2–1 .667
Los Angeles Lakers 3 1971, 1972, 1974 16 2–1 .667
Brooklyn Nets 3 1984, 1986, 2003 15 2–1 .667
Indiana Pacers 2 1999, 2000 8 0–2 .000
Washington Wizards 1 1971 4 1–0 1.000
Phoenix Suns 1 1978 2 1–0 1.000
Charlotte Hornets 1 2001 7 1–0 1.000
Orlando Magic 1 2001 4 1–0 1.000
New York Knicks 1 1970 5 0–1 .000
Denver Nuggets 1 1978 7 0–1 .000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 1980 7 0–1 .000
Miami Heat 1 2013 4 0–1 .000
Toronto Raptors 1 2017 6 0–1 .000
Totals 47 241 18–29 .375

Minnesota Timberwolves

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Houston Rockets 2 1997, 2018 8 0–2 .000
San Antonio Spurs 2 1999, 2001 8 0–2 .000
Los Angeles Lakers 2 2003, 2004 12 0–2 .000
Denver Nuggets 1 2004 5 1–0 1.000
Sacramento Kings 1 2004 7 1–0 1.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 1 1998 5 0–1 .000
Portland Trail Blazers 1 2000 4 0–1 .000
Dallas Mavericks 1 2002 3 0–1 .000
Totals 11 52 2–9 .182

New Orleans Pelicans

Includes series played as the New Orleans Hornets (2002–2013).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Golden State Warriors 2 2015, 2018 9 0–2 .000
Dallas Mavericks 1 2008 5 1–0 1.000
Portland Trail Blazers 1 2018 4 1–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 2003 6 0–1 .000
Miami Heat 1 2004 7 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 2008 7 0–1 .000
Denver Nuggets 1 2009 5 0–1 .000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 2011 6 0–1 .000
Totals 9 49 2–7 .222

New York Knicks

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Boston Celtics 15 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954*, 1955, 1967, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1984, 1988, 1990, 2011, 2013 67 7–8* .467
Philadelphia 76ers 10 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954*, 1956, 1959, 1968, 1978, 1983, 1989 34 3–7* .300
Indiana Pacers 7 1993, 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2013 41 3–4 .429
Chicago Bulls 7 1981, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996 36 1–6 .143
Washington Wizards 6 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 36 5–1 .833
Miami Heat 5 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2012 29 3–2 .600
Los Angeles Lakers 5 1952, 1953, 1970, 1972, 1973 29 2–3 .400
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 1978, 1995, 1996 9 3–0 1.000
Baltimore Bullets (original) 3 1948, 1949, 1953 8 2–1 .667
Brooklyn Nets 3 1983, 1994, 2004 10 2–1 .667
Detroit Pistons 3 1984, 1990, 1992 15 2–1 .667
Atlanta Hawks 2 1971, 1999 9 2–0 1.000
Charlotte Hornets 2 1993, 1997 8 2–0 1.000
Washington Capitols 2 1949, 1950 5 1–1 .500
Toronto Raptors 2 2000, 2001 8 1–1 .500
Houston Rockets 2 1975, 1994 10 0–2 .000
Cleveland Rebels 1 1947 3 1–0 1.000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 1970 5 1–0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 1947 2 0–1 .000
Sacramento Kings 1 1951 7 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 1999 5 0–1 .000
Totals 82 376 41–41 .500

(*) In 1954, the Celtics, Knicks and Syracuse Nationals (now Philadelphia 76ers) played a double round-robin in the Eastern Division semifinals instead of a playoff series.

Oklahoma City Thunder

Includes series played as the Seattle SuperSonics (1967–2008).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 9 1978, 1979, 1980, 1987, 1989, 1995, 1998, 2010, 2012 41 3–6 .333
Houston Rockets 8 1982, 1987, 1989, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2013, 2017 42 6–2 .750
San Antonio Spurs 6 1982, 2002, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2016 34 2–4 .333
Dallas Mavericks 5 1984, 1987, 2011, 2012, 2016 23 3–2 .600
Utah Jazz 5 1992, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2018 28 2–3 .400
Phoenix Suns 4 1976, 1979, 1993, 1997 25 2–2 .500
Denver Nuggets 4 1978, 1988, 1994, 2011 21 2–2 .500
Portland Trail Blazers 4 1978, 1980, 1983, 1991 16 2–2 .500
Memphis Grizzlies 3 2011, 2013, 2014 19 2–1 .667
Golden State Warriors 3 1975, 1992, 2016 17 1–2 .333
Sacramento Kings 2 1996, 2005 9 2–0 1.000
Washington Wizards 2 1978, 1979 12 1–1 .500
Detroit Pistons 1 1975 3 1–0 1.000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 1980 7 1–0 1.000
Minnesota Timberwolves 1 1998 5 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 2014 6 1–0 1.000
Chicago Bulls 1 1996 6 0–1 .000
Miami Heat 1 2012 5 0–1 .000
Totals 61 319 32–29 .525

Orlando Magic

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Detroit Pistons 4 1996, 2003, 2007, 2008 19 1–3 .250
Boston Celtics 3 1995, 2009, 2010 17 2–1 .667
Atlanta Hawks 3 1996, 2010, 2011 15 2–1 .667
Indiana Pacers 3 1994, 1995, 2012 15 1–2 .333
Chicago Bulls 2 1995, 1996 10 1–1 .500
Philadelphia 76ers 2 1999, 2009 10 1–1 .500
Charlotte Hornets 2 2002, 2010 8 1–1 .500
Toronto Raptors 1 2008 5 1–0 1.000
Cleveland Cavaliers 1 2009 6 1–0 1.000
Houston Rockets 1 1995 4 0–1 .000
Miami Heat 1 1997 5 0–1 .000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 2001 4 0–1 .000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 2009 5 0–1 .000
Totals 25 123 11–14 .440

Philadelphia 76ers

Includes series played as the Syracuse Nationals (1949–1963).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Boston Celtics 20 1953, 1954*, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1985, 2002, 2012, 2018 105 7–13* .350
New York Knicks 10 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954*, 1956, 1959, 1968, 1978, 1983, 1989 34 7–3* .700
Golden State Warriors 10 1950, 1951, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1967 34 6–4 .600
Milwaukee Bucks 9 1970, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991, 2001 49 6–3 .667
Los Angeles Lakers 6 1950, 1954, 1980, 1982, 1983, 2001 34 1–5 .167
Washington Wizards 5 1971, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1986 24 3–2 .600
Sacramento Kings 4 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967 18 2–2 .500
Indiana Pacers 4 1981, 1999, 2000, 2001 16 2–2 .500
Detroit Pistons 4 1955, 2003, 2005, 2008 24 1–3 .250
Chicago Bulls 3 1990, 1991, 2012 16 1–2 .333
Atlanta Hawks 2 1980, 1982 7 2–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 2 1979, 1984 7 1–1 .500
Orlando Magic 2 1999, 2009 10 1–1 .500
Miami Heat 2 2011, 2018 10 1–1 .500
Houston Rockets 1 1977 6 1–0 1.000
Cleveland Cavaliers 1 1990 5 1–0 1.000
Charlotte Hornets 1 2000 4 1–0 1.000
Toronto Raptors 1 2001 7 1–0 1.000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2003 6 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 1976 3 0–1 .000
Portland Trail Blazers 1 1977 6 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 1979 7 0–1 .000
Totals 91 432 46–45 .505

(*) In 1954, the Celtics, Knicks and Syracuse Nationals (now Philadelphia 76ers) played a double round-robin in the Eastern Division semifinals instead of a playoff series. The Celtics and Nationals advanced to the Eastern Division Finals, where the Nationals won in two games.

Phoenix Suns

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 12 1970, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1993, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2010 62 4–8 .333
San Antonio Spurs 10 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010 47 4–6 .400
Portland Trail Blazers 7 1979, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2010 31 4–3 .571
Oklahoma City Thunder 4 1976, 1979, 1993, 1997 25 2–2 .500
Sacramento Kings 4 1979, 1980, 1981, 2001 19 2–2 .500
Golden State Warriors 3 1976, 1989, 1994 15 3–0 1.000
Denver Nuggets 3 1982, 1983, 1989 9 2–1 .667
Utah Jazz 3 1984, 1990, 1991 15 2–1 .667
Dallas Mavericks 2 2005, 2006 12 1–1 .500
Houston Rockets 2 1994, 1995 14 0–2 .000
Memphis Grizzlies 1 2005 4 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 2006 7 1–0 1.000
Boston Celtics 1 1976 6 0–1 .000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 1978 2 0–1 .000
Chicago Bulls 1 1993 6 0–1 .000
Totals 55 274 26–29 .473

Portland Trail Blazers

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 11 1977, 1983, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 48 2–9 .182
Phoenix Suns 7 1979, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1995, 1999, 2010 31 3–4 .429
Utah Jazz 6 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2000 31 4–2 .667
Oklahoma City Thunder 4 1978, 1980, 1983, 1991 16 2–2 .500
Dallas Mavericks 4 1985, 1990, 2003, 2011 20 2–2 .500
Houston Rockets 4 1987, 1994, 2009, 2014 20 1–3 .250
San Antonio Spurs 4 1990, 1993, 1999, 2014 20 1–3 .250
Denver Nuggets 2 1977, 1986 10 1–1 .500
Chicago Bulls 2 1977, 1992 9 1–1 .500
Golden State Warriors 2 2016, 2017 9 0–2 .000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 1977 6 1–0 1.000
Minnesota Timberwolves 1 2000 4 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 2016 6 1–0 1.000
Sacramento Kings 1 1981 3 0–1 .000
Detroit Pistons 1 1990 5 0–1 .000
Memphis Grizzlies 1 2015 5 0–1 .000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2018 4 0–1 .000
Totals 53 247 20–33 .377

Sacramento Kings

Includes series played as the Rochester Royals (1948–1957), Cincinnati Royals (1957–1972), Kansas City-Omaha Kings (1972–1975) and Kansas City Kings (1975–1985).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 11 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1954*, 1955, 1984, 2000, 2001, 2002 37 1–10 .091
Detroit Pistons 7 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954*, 1958, 1962 18 3–4* .429
Philadelphia 76ers 4 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967 18 2–2 .500
Phoenix Suns 4 1979, 1980, 1981, 2001 19 2–2 .500
Utah Jazz 3 1999, 2002, 2003 14 2–1 .667
Dallas Mavericks 3 2002, 2003, 2004 17 2–1 .667
Boston Celtics 3 1963, 1964, 1966 17 0–3 .000
Houston Rockets 2 1981, 1986 8 0–2 .000
Oklahoma City Thunder 2 1996, 2005 9 0–2 .000
St. Louis Bombers 1 1949 2 1–0 1.000
New York Knicks 1 1951 7 1–0 1.000
Portland Trail Blazers 1 1981 3 1–0 1.000
Chicago Bulls 1 1975 6 0–1 .000
Minnesota Timberwolves 1 2004 7 0–1 .000
San Antonio Spurs 1 2006 6 0–1 .000
Totals 45 188 15–30 .333

(*) In 1954, the Lakers, Pistons and Rochester Royals (now Sacramento Kings) played a double round-robin in the Western Division semifinals instead of a playoff series. The Lakers and Royals advanced to the Western Division Finals, where the Royals lost in three games.

San Antonio Spurs

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 12 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013 56 4–8 .333
Phoenix Suns 10 1992, 1993, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010 47 6–4 .600
Denver Nuggets 6 1983, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2005, 2007 26 5–1 .833
Oklahoma City Thunder 6 1982, 2002, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2016 34 4–2 .667
Dallas Mavericks 6 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2014 36 4–2 .667
Memphis Grizzlies 5 2004, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017 24 4–1 .800
Utah Jazz 5 1994, 1996, 1998, 2007, 2012 24 2–3 .400
Portland Trail Blazers 4 1990, 1993, 1999, 2014 20 3–1 .750
Houston Rockets 4 1980, 1981, 1995, 2017 22 1–3 .250
Golden State Warriors 4 1991, 2013, 2017, 2018 19 1–3 .250
Minnesota Timberwolves 2 1999, 2001 8 2–0 1.000
Los Angeles Clippers 2 2012, 2015 11 1–1 .500
Miami Heat 2 2013, 2014 12 1–1 .500
Washington Wizards 2 1978, 1979 13 0–2 .000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 1979 7 1–0 1.000
New York Knicks 1 1999 5 1–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 1 2003 6 1–0 1.000
Detroit Pistons 1 2005 7 1–0 1.000
Sacramento Kings 1 2006 6 1–0 1.000
Cleveland Cavaliers 1 2007 4 1–0 1.000
New Orleans Pelicans 1 2008 7 1–0 1.000
Boston Celtics 1 1977 2 0–1 .000
Totals 78 396 45–33 .577

Toronto Raptors

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 2016, 2017, 2018 14 0–3 .000
New York Knicks 2 2000, 2001 8 1–1 .500
Washington Wizards 2 2015, 2018 10 1–1 .500
Brooklyn Nets 2 2007, 2014 13 0–2 .000
Indiana Pacers 1 2016 7 1–0 1.000
Miami Heat 1 2016 7 1–0 1.000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 2017 6 1–0 1.000
Philadelphia 76ers 1 2001 7 0–1 .000
Detroit Pistons 1 2002 5 0–1 .000
Orlando Magic 1 2008 5 0–1 .000
Totals 15 82 5–10 .333

Utah Jazz

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Houston Rockets 8 1985, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2007, 2008, 2018 44 5–3 .625
Portland Trail Blazers 6 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2000 31 2–4 .333
Los Angeles Lakers 6 1988, 1997, 1998, 2008, 2009, 2010 31 2–4 .333
Oklahoma City Thunder 5 1992, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2018 28 3–2 .600
San Antonio Spurs 5 1994, 1996, 1998, 2007, 2012 24 3–2 .600
Denver Nuggets 4 1984, 1985, 1994, 2010 23 3–1 .750
Golden State Warriors 4 1987, 1989, 2007, 2017 17 1–3 .250
Los Angeles Clippers 3 1992, 1997, 2017 15 3–0 1.000
Phoenix Suns 3 1984, 1990, 1991 15 1–2 .333
Sacramento Kings 3 1999, 2002, 2003 14 1–2 .333
Dallas Mavericks 2 1986, 2001 9 0–2 .000
Chicago Bulls 2 1997, 1998 12 0–2 .000
Totals 51 263 24–27 .471

Washington Wizards

Includes series played as the Baltimore Bullets (1963–1973), Capital Bullets (1973–1974) and Washington Bullets (1974–1997).

     Winning record vs. team

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Atlanta Hawks 6 1965, 1966, 1978, 1979, 2015, 2017 28 4–2 .667
New York Knicks 6 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 36 1–5 .167
Philadelphia 76ers 5 1971, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1986 24 2–3 .400
Cleveland Cavaliers 5 1976, 1977, 2006, 2007, 2008 26 1–4 .200
Boston Celtics 4 1975, 1982, 1984, 2017 22 1–3 .250
Chicago Bulls 3 1997, 2005, 2014 14 2–1 .667
San Antonio Spurs 2 1978, 1979 13 2–0 1.000
Oklahoma City Thunder 2 1978, 1979 12 1–1 .500
Toronto Raptors 2 2015, 2018 10 1–1 .500
Detroit Pistons 2 1987, 1988 8 0–2 .000
Los Angeles Clippers 1 1975 7 1–0 1.000
Brooklyn Nets 1 1982 2 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 1965 6 0–1 .000
Milwaukee Bucks 1 1971 4 0–1 .000
Golden State Warriors 1 1975 4 0–1 .000
Houston Rockets 1 1977 6 0–1 .000
Miami Heat 1 2005 4 0–1 .000
Indiana Pacers 1 2014 6 0–1 .000
Totals 45 232 17–28 .378

Defunct teams

     Winning record vs. team

Anderson Packers

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Atlanta Hawks 1 1950 3 1–0 1.000
Indianapolis Olympians 1 1950 3 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 1950 2 0–1 .000
Totals 3 8 2–1 .667

Baltimore Bullets (original)

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
New York Knicks 3 1948, 1949, 1953 8 1–2 .333
Chicago Stags 1 1948 2 1–0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 1948 6 1–0 1.000
Totals 5 16 3–2 .600

Chicago Stags

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Washington Capitols 2 1947, 1948 7 2–0 1.000
Los Angeles Lakers 2 1949, 1950 4 0–2 .000
Boston Celtics 1 1948 3 1–0 1.000
Golden State Warriors 1 1947 5 0–1 .000
Baltimore Bullets (original) 1 1948 2 0–1 .000
Detroit Pistons 1 1950 1 0–1 .000
Totals 8 22 3–5 .375

Cleveland Rebels

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
New York Knicks 1 1947 3 0–1 .000
Totals 1 3 0–1 .000

Indianapolis Olympians

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Los Angeles Lakers 3 1951, 1952, 1953 7 0–3 .000
Sheboygan Red Skins 1 1950 3 1–0 1.000
Anderson Packers 1 1950 3 0–1 .000
Totals 5 13 1–4 .200

Sheboygan Red Skins

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Indianapolis Olympians 1 1950 3 0–1 .000
Totals 1 3 0–1 .000

St. Louis Bombers

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
Golden State Warriors 2 1947, 1948 10 0–2 .000
Sacramento Kings 1 1949 2 0–1 .000
Totals 3 12 0–3 .000

Washington Capitols

Opponent S Occurrences GP Rec %
New York Knicks 2 1949, 1950 5 1–1 .500
Chicago Stags 2 1947, 1948 7 0–2 .000
Golden State Warriors 1 1949 2 1–0 1.000
Los Angeles Lakers 1 1949 6 0–1 .000
Totals 6 20 2–4 .333

Most frequent matchups

Rank Total Team Record Team First
occurrence
Last
occurrence
Franchise variants
1. 20 Boston Celtics 13–7 Syracuse Nationals/
Philadelphia 76ers
1953 2018 Boston (4–3) Syracuse
Boston (9–4) Philadelphia
2. 15 Boston Celtics 8–7 New York Knicks 1951 2013
3. 12 Boston Celtics 10–2 St. Louis/
Atlanta Hawks
1957 2016 Boston (3–1) St. Louis
Boston (7–1) Atlanta
12 Boston Celtics 9–3 Minneapolis/
Los Angeles Lakers
1959 2010 Boston (1–0) Minneapolis
Boston (8–3) Los Angeles
12 Minneapolis/
Los Angeles Lakers
9–3 Fort Wayne/
Detroit Pistons
1950 2004 Minneapolis (4–1) Fort Wayne
Minneapolis (2–0) Detroit
Los Angeles (3–2) Detroit
12 Los Angeles Lakers 8–4 Phoenix Suns 1970 2010
12 Los Angeles Lakers 8–4 San Antonio Spurs 1982 2013
8. 11 Minneapolis/
Los Angeles Lakers
10–1 Rochester Royals
Kansas City/
Sacramento Kings
1949 2002 Minneapolis (6–1) Rochester
Los Angeles (1–0) Kansas City
Los Angeles (3–0) Sacramento
11 Los Angeles Lakers 9–2 Portland Trail Blazers 1977 2002
10. 10 Syracuse Nationals/
Philadelphia 76ers
7–3 New York Knicks 1950 1989 Syracuse (4–2) New York
Philadelphia (3–1) New York
10 Syracuse Nationals/
Philadelphia 76ers
6–4 Philadelphia/
San Francisco/
Golden State Warriors
1950 1967 Syracuse (5–4) Phil. Warriors
Phil. 76ers (1–0) San Francisco
10 San Antonio Spurs 6–4 Phoenix Suns 1992 2010
10 Minneapolis/
Los Angeles Lakers
5–5 St. Louis/
Atlanta Hawks
1956 1970 St. Louis (3–1) Minneapolis
St. Louis (2–2) Los Angeles
Los Angeles (2–0) Atlanta
14. 9 Los Angeles Lakers 6–3 Seattle SuperSonics/
Oklahoma City Thunder
1978 2012 Los Angeles (5–2) Seattle
Los Angeles (1–1) Oklahoma City
9 Philadelphia 76ers 6–3 Milwaukee Bucks 1970 2001
9 St. Louis/
Atlanta Hawks
6–3 Fort Wayne/
Detroit Pistons
1956 1999 St. Louis (1–1) Fort Wayne
St. Louis (2–0) Detroit
Atlanta (3–2) Detroit
17. 8 Boston Celtics 5–3 Detroit Pistons 1968 2008
8 Los Angeles Lakers 5–3 Houston Rockets 1981 2009
8 Seattle SuperSonics/
Oklahoma City Thunder
6–2 Houston Rockets 1982 2017 Seattle (5–1) Houston
Oklahoma City (1–1) Houston
8 Utah Jazz 5–3 Houston Rockets 1985 2018
8 Cleveland Cavaliers 4–4 Boston Celtics 1976 2018

References

  • NBA & ABA Playoffs Series History

Notes

  1. ^ http://www.landofbasketball.com/
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