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JordansBulls
03-12-2009, 09:51 PM
Anyone have an updated list of this?

http://www.nba.com/playoffs2003/game_1_winners.html




Following is a look at the success playoff teams have had in winning series in which they win game #1 since the league adopted the current format featuring 16 teams prior to the 1984 NBA Playoffs:

ROUND WON LOSS PCT.
First Round 129 23 .849
Conf. Semis 63 13 .823
Conf. Finals 34 4 .895
NBA Finals 13 6 .684
Playoffs Overall 239 46 .839






http://www.nba.com/playoffs2003/home_teams.html



Following is a look at the success playoff teams have had winning on their home courts since the league adopted the current format featuring 16 teams prior to the 1984 NBA Playoffs. All stats entering NBA Playoffs 2003.

GAMES
ROUND WON LOSS PCT.
First Round 399 213 .652
Conf. Semis 290 135 .682
Conf. Finals 148 69 .682
NBA Finals 62 45 .579
Playoffs Overall 899 462 .661


SERIES
ROUND WON LOSS PCT.
First Round 115 37 .757
Conf. Semis 59 17 .776
Conf. Finals 30 8 .789
NBA Finals 15 4 .789
Playoffs Overall 219 66 .768






Success of Seeds in First Round of NBA Playoffs Since 1984

Following is the success of seeds in the first round of the NBA Playoffs since the league adopted the current format featuring 16 teams prior to the 1984 NBA Playoffs:

GAMES:
SEED WON LOSS PCT.
No. 1 112 32 .778
No. 2 106 47 .693
No. 3 99 56 .639
No. 4 74 85 .465
No. 5 85 74 .535
No. 6 56 99 .361
No. 7 47 106 .307
No. 8 32 112 .222


SERIES:
SEED WON LOSS PCT.
No. 1 36 2 .947
No. 2 34 4 .895
No. 3 28 10 .737
No. 4 16 22 .421
No. 5 22 16 .579
No. 6 10 28 .263
No. 7 4 34 .105
No. 8 2 36 .052



ONE VERSUS EIGHT UPSETS:

Miami lost to New York, 3-2, in 1999

Seattle lost to Denver, 3-2, in 1994



TWO VERSUS SEVEN UPSETS:

Miami lost to New York, 3-2, in 1998

San Antonio lost to Golden State, 3-1, in 1991

Utah lost to Golden State, 3-0, in 1989

Dallas lost to Seattle, 3-1, in 1987


THREE VERSUS SIX UPSETS:

Miami lost to Charlotte, 3-0, in 2001

Orlando lost to Philadelphia, 3-1, in 1999

Indiana lost to Atlanta, 3-2, in 1996

Utah lost to Houston, 3-2, in 1995

Golden State lost to Seattle, 3-1, in 1992

Cleveland lost to Chicago, 3-2, in 1989

Portland lost to Houston, 3-1, in 1987

Houston lost to Utah, 3-2, in 1985

Philadelphia lost to New Jersey, 3-2, in 1984

Portland lost to Phoenix, 3-2, in 1984

KB24PG16
03-12-2009, 10:08 PM
1 vs 8 upset= warriors mavs