NBA Teams That Recovered From a 0-1 Deficit in Playoffs

Full list of teams with details of year, rival and playoff round where it happened. All the teams that recovered after being down 1-0.

A total of 833 playoff series had at some point a status of 1-0.

Summary

Series status: 1-0
How many teams won their series after having a
1-0 lead?
651
78.2%
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How many teams recovered from a
0-1 deficit?
182
21.8%
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NBA Teams that recovered from a
0-1
deficit in NBA Playoffs

182
Team
Series Details
182. 2021 Bucks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
NBA Finals
181. 2021 Bucks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Eastern Conference Finals
180. 2021 Clippers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference Semifinals
179. 2021 Bucks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nets
Eastern Conference Semifinals
178. 2021 Jazz
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Grizzlies
Western Conference First Round
177. 2021 Nuggets
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Trail Blazers
Western Conference First Round
176. 2021 Clippers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Mavericks
Western Conference First Round
175. 2020 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rockets
Western Conference Semifinals
174. 2020 Nuggets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference Semifinals
173. 2020 Bucks
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Magic
Eastern Conference First Round
172. 2020 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Trail Blazers
Western Conference First Round
171. 2019 Raptors
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bucks
Eastern Conference Finals
170. 2019 Trail Blazers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference Semifinals
169. 2019 Bucks
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference Semifinals
168. 2019 Raptors
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Magic
Eastern Conference First Round
167. 2019 76ers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nets
Eastern Conference First Round
166. 2019 Nuggets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference First Round
165. 2018 Cavaliers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference Finals
164. 2018 Jazz
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Thunder
Western Conference First Round
163. 2018 Cavaliers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference First Round
162. 2017 Spurs
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rockets
Western Conference Semifinals
161. 2017 Celtics
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference First Round
160. 2017 Raptors
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bucks
Eastern Conference First Round
159. 2016 Cavaliers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Warriors
NBA Finals
158. 2016 Warriors
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Thunder
Western Conference Finals
157. 2016 Raptors
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Heat
Eastern Conference Semifinals
156. 2016 Thunder
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference Semifinals
155. 2016 Trail Blazers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference First Round
154. 2016 Raptors
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference First Round
153. 2015 Cavaliers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference Semifinals
152. 2015 Rockets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference Semifinals
151. 2015 Hawks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Wizards
Eastern Conference Semifinals
150. 2014 Heat
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference Finals
149. 2014 Thunder
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference Semifinals
148. 2014 Pacers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Wizards
Eastern Conference Semifinals
147. 2014 Clippers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Warriors
Western Conference First Round
146. 2014 Pacers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Eastern Conference First Round
145. 2013 Heat
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
NBA Finals
144. 2013 Heat
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference Semifinals
143. 2013 Grizzlies
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Thunder
Western Conference Semifinals
142. 2013 Bulls
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nets
Eastern Conference First Round
141. 2013 Grizzlies
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference First Round
140. 2013 Warriors
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference First Round
139. 2012 Heat
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Thunder
NBA Finals
138. 2012 Thunder
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference Finals
137. 2012 Celtics
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Eastern Conference First Round
136. 2012 76ers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference First Round
135. 2012 Pacers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Magic
Eastern Conference First Round
134. 2011 Mavericks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Heat
NBA Finals
133. 2011 Heat
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference Finals
132. 2011 Bulls
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Eastern Conference Semifinals
131. 2011 Thunder
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Grizzlies
Western Conference Semifinals
130. 2011 Lakers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hornets
Western Conference First Round
129. 2010 Celtics
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Cavaliers
Eastern Conference Semifinals
128. 2010 Spurs
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Mavericks
Western Conference First Round
127. 2010 Suns
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Trail Blazers
Western Conference First Round
126. 2010 Jazz
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference First Round
125. 2009 Lakers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rockets
Western Conference Semifinals
124. 2009 Magic
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Conference First Round
123. 2009 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference First Round
122. 2008 Spurs
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hornets
Western Conference Semifinals
121. 2008 Pistons
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Conference First Round
120. 2007 Cavaliers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pistons
Eastern Conference Finals
119. 2007 Spurs
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference First Round
118. 2007 Jazz
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rockets
Western Conference First Round
117. 2006 Heat
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Mavericks
NBA Finals
116. 2006 Mavericks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference Finals
115. 2006 Heat
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nets
Eastern Conference Semifinals
114. 2006 Mavericks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference Semifinals
113. 2006 Nets
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference First Round
112. 2005 Wizards
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference First Round
111. 2005 Spurs
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference First Round
110. 2005 Pacers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference First Round
109. 2005 Mavericks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rockets
Western Conference First Round
108. 2004 Pistons
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference Finals
107. 2004 Timberwolves
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Kings
Western Conference Semifinals
106. 2004 Lakers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference Semifinals
105. 2003 Spurs
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Mavericks
Western Conference Finals
104. 2003 Mavericks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Kings
Western Conference Semifinals
103. 2003 Pistons
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Magic
Eastern Conference First Round
102. 2003 Spurs
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference First Round
101. 2002 Celtics
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pistons
Eastern Conference Semifinals
100. 2002 Nets
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference First Round
99. 2001 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
NBA Finals
98. 2001 76ers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Raptors
Eastern Conference Semifinals
97. 2001 Raptors
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
Eastern Conference First Round
96. 2001 Kings
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference First Round
95. 2001 76ers
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pacers
Eastern Conference First Round
94. 2001 Mavericks
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference First Round
93. 2000 Knicks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Heat
Eastern Conference Semifinals
92. 1999 Trail Blazers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference Semifinals
91. 1998 Bulls
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
NBA Finals
90. 1998 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Supersonics
Western Conference Semifinals
89. 1998 Knicks
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Heat
Eastern Conference First Round
88. 1998 Jazz
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rockets
Western Conference First Round
87. 1997 Heat
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
Eastern Conference Semifinals
86. 1997 Supersonics
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference First Round
85. 1995 Rockets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference Semifinals
84. 1995 Lakers
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Supersonics
Western Conference First Round
83. 1995 Rockets
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference First Round
82. 1994 Rockets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference Semifinals
81. 1994 Hawks
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Heat
Eastern Conference First Round
80. 1994 Jazz
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference First Round
79. 1994 Nuggets
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Supersonics
Western Conference First Round
78. 1993 Bulls
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
Eastern Conference Finals
77. 1993 Suns
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
Western Conference First Round
76. 1993 Hornets
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference First Round
75. 1992 Bulls
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
Eastern Conference Semifinals
74. 1991 Bulls
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
NBA Finals
73. 1991 Pistons
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Eastern Conference First Round
72. 1991 Warriors
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Western Conference First Round
71. 1990 Suns
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference First Round
70. 1990 Knicks
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference First Round
69. 1989 Pistons
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bulls
Eastern Conference Finals
68. 1989 Bucks
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Eastern Conference First Round
67. 1988 Lakers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pistons
NBA Finals
66. 1988 Mavericks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference Semifinals
65. 1988 Jazz
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Trail Blazers
Western Conference First Round
64. 1987 Supersonics
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Mavericks
Western Conference First Round
63. 1987 Warriors
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference First Round
62. 1986 Rockets
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
Western Conference Finals
61. 1986 Bucks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Conference Semifinals
60. 1986 76ers
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bullets
Eastern Conference First Round
59. 1985 Lakers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
NBA Finals
58. 1985 Trail Blazers
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Mavericks
Western Conference First Round
57. 1984 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
NBA Finals
56. 1984 Bucks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nets
Eastern Conference Semifinals
55. 1984 Suns
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference Semifinals
54. 1983 Nuggets
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference First Round
53. 1982 76ers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference Finals
52. 1982 Suns
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference First Round
51. 1981 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Conference Finals
50. 1981 Kings
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference Semifinals
49. 1980 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Supersonics
Western Conference Finals
48. 1979 Supersonics
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bullets
NBA Finals
47. 1979 Bullets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Eastern Conference Finals
46. 1979 Lakers
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference First Round
45. 1978 Bullets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Supersonics
NBA Finals
44. 1978 Supersonics
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nuggets
Western Conference Finals
43. 1978 Bullets
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Spurs
Eastern Conference Semifinals
42. 1977 Trail Blazers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
NBA Finals
41. 1977 Rockets
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bullets
Eastern Conference Semifinals
40. 1977 76ers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference Semifinals
39. 1977 Warriors
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pistons
Western Conference First Round
38. 1976 Suns
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Warriors
Western Conference Finals
37. 1976 Cavaliers
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bullets
Eastern Conference Semifinals
36. 1976 Pistons
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bucks
Western Conference First Round
35. 1976 Suns
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Supersonics
Western Conference Semifinals
34. 1975 Bullets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Braves
Eastern Conference Semifinals
33. 1974 Bulls
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Pistons
Western Conference Semifinals
32. 1973 Knicks
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
NBA Finals
31. 1973 Knicks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Conference Finals
30. 1973 Warriors
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bucks
Western Conference Semifinals
29. 1972 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
NBA Finals
28. 1972 Lakers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bucks
Western Conference Finals
27. 1972 Knicks
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bullets
Eastern Conference Semifinals
26. 1972 Bucks
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Warriors
Western Conference Semifinals
25. 1971 Bullets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
Eastern Conference Finals
24. 1971 Bullets
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Conference Semifinals
23. 1969 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
NBA Finals
22. 1969 Lakers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Warriors
Western Division Semifinals
21. 1967 76ers
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Royals
Eastern Division Semifinals
20. 1966 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
NBA Finals
19. 1966 Celtics
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Royals
Eastern Division Semifinals
18. 1964 Warriors
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Western Division Finals
17. 1963 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Royals
Eastern Division Finals
16. 1963 Royals
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nationals
Eastern Division Semifinals
15. 1961 Hawks
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
Western Division Finals
14. 1959 Lakers
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Western Division Finals
13. 1958 Warriors
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Nationals
Eastern Division Semifinals
12. 1957 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
NBA Finals
11. 1956 Pistons
won 3-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Hawks
Western Division Finals
10. 1956 Nationals
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Division Semifinals
9. 1953 Lakers
won 4-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Knicks
NBA Finals
8. 1952 Lakers
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Royals
Western Division Finals
7. 1952 Knicks
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Celtics
Eastern Division Semifinals
6. 1951 Royals
won 3-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Lakers
Western Division Finals
5. 1950 Packers
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Olympians
Western Division Finals
4. 1949 Knicks
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bullets (1st)
Eastern Division Semifinals
3. 1948 Bullets (1st)
won 4-2, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Warriors
NBA Finals
2. 1948 Warriors
won 4-3, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Bombers
Semifinals
1. 1947 Knicks
won 2-1, recovered from 0-1 deficit vs. Rebels
Quarterfinals