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Nba Playoff Team Quantity Statistics

There are 16 teams that make it to the NBA playoffs each season.

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"There are a total of 16 teams that compete in the NBA Playoffs each year."

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"The NBA Playoffs have had 16 competing teams since 1984."

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"In the years 1946 to 1950, there were only six playoff teams."

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"The number of NBA Playoff teams was increased to eight in 1951."

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"Between 1956 and 1966, the number of playoff teams was balanced at eight."

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"From 1967 to 1970, the NBA increased the playoff participants to 12 teams."

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"In 1971, the number of playoff teams was reduced back to eight but was increased to 10 in 1975."

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"Between 1977 and 1983, there were 12 teams in the NBA playoffs."

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"The 1954 NBA playoffs were the last to feature only four teams."

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"Every NBA team has made the playoffs at least once in its history."

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"The Los Angeles Lakers hold the record for the most playoff appearances with 61."

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"The San Antonio Spurs hold the record for the most consecutive playoff appearances with 22."

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"The Denver Nuggets have made the playoffs 35 times without winning a championship, the most of any team."

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"Only six current NBA teams have never made it to the NBA Finals."

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"Each of the Eastern and Western Conference sends eight teams to the NBA playoffs."

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"The maximum number of playoff games a team can play in one season is 28."

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"The 2018-19 Golden State Warriors hold the record for the most playoff games in one season with 24."

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"The three lowest-seeded teams to win an NBA title were the 1969 Boston Celtics, the 1995 Houston Rockets, and the 2021 Milwaukee Bucks, all of whom were seeded third in their conference."

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"The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics hold the record for the most best-of-seven playoff series wins with 80 and 73 respectively."

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