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Playoffs
Therefore, in the postseason a playoff series is organized. Any group-winning team is eligible to participate, and as playoffs became more popular they were
May 17th 2017



NFL playoffs
with the American Football League (AFL) in 1970, the playoffs expanded to eight teams. The playoffs were expanded to 10 teams in 1978 and 12 teams since
Mar 18th 2017



NBA playoffs
the 2016 NBA Playoffs. The top eight teams in each conference (East and West), ranked in order by win-loss records, qualify for the playoffs. The tie-break
May 24th 2017



Stanley Cup playoffs
for the playoffs automatically. Two additional teams from each conference, regardless of divisional alignment, also qualify for the playoffs by having
May 20th 2017



2007 NBA playoffs
The-NetsThe Nets won the first round of the 2007 NBA Playoffs in their sixth straight appearance in the NBA Playoffs. The series was the only one in the Eastern
Apr 14th 2017



2004 NBA Playoffs
Timberwolves hold the longest active streak without a playoff berth, having missed the playoffs twelve straight years since. The Indiana Pacers made the
Apr 17th 2017



2010 NBA Playoffs
to the playoffs during his tenure as head coach, he had led his two previous teams to the playoffs at least once. This was the fifth playoff meeting
Feb 25th 2017



MLS Cup Playoffs
Playoffs is the postseason elimination tournament of Major League Soccer held at the end of the regular season en route to the MLS Cup, the playoff championship
May 15th 2017



2005 NBA Playoffs
NBA history that they missed the playoffs. This was the last time that the Seattle SuperSonics would be in the playoffs before they relocated to Oklahoma
Apr 23rd 2017



2012 Stanley Cup playoffs
Cup playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL) began on April 11, 2012, after the conclusion of the 2011–12 NHL regular season. These playoffs marked
Apr 26th 2017



2009 NBA Playoffs
series with the Miami Heat, who made the playoffs for the fifth time in 6 years. The Denver Nuggets won a playoff series for the first time since 1994, eventually
Apr 2nd 2017



2011 Stanley Cup playoffs
the playoffs in the same year. It also marked the first year since 1996 that the New Jersey Devils missed the playoffs, ending a 13-year playoff streak
May 20th 2017



2016 NBA Playoffs
The-2016The 2016 NBA-PlayoffsNBA Playoffs were the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s 2015–16 season. The tournament ended with the Eastern
May 21st 2017



2003 NBA Playoffs
that the NBA Playoffs carried more games on cable television than regular broadcast television. This also marks the debut for the NBA Playoffs to be aired
Apr 15th 2017



2006 NBA Playoffs
The-2006The 2006 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2005–06 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern
Apr 14th 2017



2011 NBA Playoffs
Pacers appeared in the playoffs for the first time since 2006, as did the Memphis Grizzlies. The New York Knicks made the playoffs for the first time since
May 23rd 2017



2010 Stanley Cup playoffs
the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoffs' most valuable player. This NHL post-season was noted for the unexpected playoff successes of two teams: the Philadelphia
May 23rd 2017



2008 NBA Playoffs
The-2008The 2008 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2007–08 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern
Feb 3rd 2017



2002 NBA Playoffs
year marked the return of playoff success for the Boston Celtics, who had last made the playoffs in 1995, won their last playoff series in 1992 and made
Apr 24th 2017



2017 NBA Playoffs
2017 NBA Playoffs are the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2016–17 season, which began in October 2016. The playoffs began
May 23rd 2017



American Football League playoffs
called the "Interdivisional" playoffs. These playoffs were not, and are not considered to have been, "wildcard" playoffs since the runners-up in both
Nov 27th 2016



1999–2000 NFL playoffs
These playoffs were notable in that all outdoor games were played with gametime temperatures of 50 °F or higher, making for one of the warmest playoff seasons
Apr 22nd 2017



2013 Stanley Cup playoffs
longer playoff droughts. The 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs marked the first time since 1996 that every Original Six team has advanced to the playoffs in the
Apr 9th 2017



2011–12 NFL playoffs
of playoff spots. The Lions had not been to the playoffs since 1999 while the Texans, who entered the league in 2002, had never made the playoffs in its
Apr 22nd 2017



2001 NBA Playoffs
The-2001The 2001 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2000-01 season. The tournament concluded with the Western
May 22nd 2017



1994 NBA Playoffs
the playoffs and their first-ever absence since the playoff field expanded to 16 teams in 1984. This was the first time that both missed the playoffs in
Mar 9th 2017



One-game playoff
determining the #4 seed in playoffs, if two teams tie for a division title and would both be in the playoffs, a one-game playoff would be held because it
May 19th 2017



2015 NBA Playoffs
the playoffs after making the previous year's Finals, becoming the first team to do so since the 2005 Lakers. Miami had qualified for the playoffs for
Apr 13th 2017



2012 NBA Playoffs
without one was the 1999 NBA Playoffs. The Spurs became the fourth team and first from the West to go 8–0 through the playoffs' first two rounds following
May 23rd 2017



1996 NBA Playoffs
The-1996The 1996 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 1995–96 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern
Mar 6th 2017



1978–79 NFL playoffs
Playoffs." The division winners (seeds 1, 2, and 3) automatically advanced to the Divisional Playoffs, which became the second round of the playoffs.
May 23rd 2017



1991 Stanley Cup playoffs
the Conn Smythe Trophy as Most Valuable Player of the playoffs. This was the first NHL playoffs without any series sweeps since the 1972–73 season. In
Mar 28th 2017



1998 NBA Playoffs
Boston Celtics in 1966. The 1998 playoffs was the last involving the Jordan-led Bulls (Chicago didn't make the playoffs again until 2005). Michael Jordan
Apr 16th 2017



2014 NBA Playoffs
the playoffs for the first time since 2009. For the first time since 2005, the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks did not qualify for the playoffs in
May 23rd 2017



1997 NBA Playoffs
Pacers, and Nets) missed the playoffs, even more remarkable considering the rarity with which San Antonio has missed the playoffs at all (only 4 times since
Apr 28th 2017



2000 NBA Playoffs
The-2000The 2000 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 1999-2000 season. The tournament concluded with the Western
May 11th 2017



2008 Stanley Cup playoffs
The 2008 Stanley Cup playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL) began on April 9, 2008, after the 2007–08 regular season. The 16 teams that qualified
May 5th 2017



2005–06 NFL playoffs
The-National-Football-LeagueThe National Football League playoffs for the 2005 season began on January 7, 2006. The postseason tournament concluded with the Pittsburgh Steelers defeating
May 5th 2017



2009 Stanley Cup playoffs
first appearance in the playoffs in their nine-year history. Previously they had been the only franchise to have not made the playoffs. Also, home teams set
May 10th 2017



2007 Stanley Cup playoffs
the playoffs in the same year, this would not happen again until 2013. This was the only time that the Atlanta Thrashers qualified for the playoffs in
May 11th 2017



1989 NBA Playoffs
The-1989The 1989 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 1988–89 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern
May 17th 2017



1991 NBA Playoffs
Antonio Spurs in the first round of the playoffs, defeating them 3 games to 1. It would be Golden State's last playoff series win until 2007. The 76ers and
Feb 19th 2017



2013 NBA Playoffs
and headed into the playoffs with a franchise-record 57 wins. The Brooklyn Nets and Golden State Warriors made their first playoff appearances since 2007
May 23rd 2017



1971 NBA Playoffs
dominating fashion, finishing 12-2 in the playoffs with a postseason average point differential of 14.5. The playoff format changed from the previous 2-division
Dec 30th 2016



1999 NBA Playoffs
1969–70 Boston Celtics to miss the playoffs. Although the Spurs had home-court advantage throughout the playoffs, they played more road games (9) than
Apr 16th 2017



2002 Stanley Cup playoffs
forward Peter Forsberg led the playoffs in points with 18 assists and 9 goals. Brett Hull of the Detroit Red Wings led the playoffs with ten goals. GP = Games
May 7th 2017



1990 NBA Playoffs
The-1990The 1990 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 1989–90 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern
Mar 6th 2017



1985 NBA Playoffs
Cavaliers made the playoffs for the first time since 1978. It was also the first time that all three teams from Texas made the playoffs in the same year
Jan 6th 2017



1983 NBA Playoffs
expansion to the current 16-team, four-round playoff format, which was first implemented in the 1984 playoffs, while the Sixers avoided the first round by
May 23rd 2017



2014 Stanley Cup playoffs
qualified for the playoffs: the Montreal Canadiens. This was also the first time since the 1978 Stanley Cup playoffs that no playoff games were played
May 17th 2017





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