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Success of Seeds in First Round of NBA Playoffs Since 1984

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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. 111232.778
No. 210647.693
No. 39956.639
No. 47485.465
No. 58574.535
No. 65699.361
No. 747106.307
No. 832112.222


SERIES:
SEED WON LOSS PCT.
No. 1362.947
No. 2344.895
No. 32810.737
No. 41622.421
No. 52216.579
No. 61028.263
No. 7434.105
No. 8236.052

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

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