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JordansBulls
06-01-2009, 03:40 PM
Trivia - How many times has one team knocked off the top seeds in both conferences with No HCA against them in those series?

In recent memory here are the teams that have knocked off the top seeds in both conferences in the playoffs.

Never happened in the 80's


1977 - Portland knocks off Lakers and Sixers
1993 - Bulls knock off Knicks in East and Suns in West
1995 - Rockets knocks off Spurs in West and Magic in East


1973 - Knicks knocked off two teams with the best records in both but not the two top seeds as the Bucks were the top seed and they had the same record that the Lakers had. Celtics in East and Lakers in West.


Lakers in 2001 and 2002 knocked off top seeds in both conferences, however Lakers did have HCA in finals those two years.


Bringing this up now because Orlando has a chance to join that group?

superkegger
06-01-2009, 04:41 PM
Trivia - How many times has one team knocked off the top seeds in both conferences with No HCA against them in those series?

In recent memory here are the teams that have knocked off the top seeds in both conferences in the playoffs.

Never happened in the 80's


1977 - Portland knocks off Lakers and Sixers
1993 - Bulls knock off Knicks in East and Suns in West
1995 - Rockets knocks off Spurs in West and Magic in East


1973 - Knicks knocked off two teams with the best records in both but not the two top seeds as the Bucks were the top seed and they had the same record that the Lakers had. Celtics in East and Lakers in West.


Lakers in 2001 and 2002 knocked off top seeds in both conferences, however Lakers did have HCA in finals those two years.


Bringing this up now because Orlando has a chance to join that group?


Don't know why this is a question.

What's interesting though, is the 95 Rockets were defending champs, as were the 93 Bulls. So that's a bit different.