Stats of Playoff Series with a 2-0 Lead

Statistics about how many times the team with a 2-0 lead won the series and how many teams recovered from a 0-2 deficit. Details by playoff round and games played.

A total of 435 playoff series had at some point a status of 2-0. Here you have the details.

Summary

Series status: 2-0
How many teams won their series after having a
2-0 lead?
404
92.9%
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How many teams recovered from a
0-2 deficit?
31
7.1%
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Details by Playoff Round

Team with
2-0
lead won series
Team with
0-2
deficit won series
Total Series
NBA Finals
31
(86.1%)
5
(13.9%)
36
NBA Conference Finals
55
(90.2%)
6
(9.8%)
61
NBA Conference Semifinals
106
(94.6%)
6
(5.4%)
112
NBA Conference First Round
176
(93.6%)
12
(6.4%)
188
NBA Division Finals
(1949 to 1970)
20
(95.2%)
1
(4.8%)
21
NBA Division Semifinals
(1949 to 1970)
15
(93.8%)
1
(6.3%)
16
NBA Quarterfinals
(1947 to 1948)
0
(0%)
0
(0%)
0
NBA Semifinals
(1947 to 1948)
1
(100.0%)
0
(0.0%)
1
Total Series:
404
31
435

Details by Total Games Played
Team with
2-0
lead won series
Team with
0-2
deficit won series
Total Series
Best of 7 series...
finished in 4 games
(final result 4-0)
89
(100.0%)
- *
89
finished in 5 games
(final result 4-1)
104
(100.0%)
- *
104
finished in 6 games
(final result 4-2)
68
(82.9%)
14
(17.1%)
82
finished in 7 games
(final result 4-3)
41
(78.8%)
11
(21.2%)
52
Best of 5 series...
finished in 3 games
(final result 3-0)
54
(100.0%)
- *
54
finished in 4 games
(final result 3-1)
29
(100.0%)
- *
29
finished in 5 games
(final result 3-2)
19
(76.0%)
6
(24.0%)
25
Total Series:
404
31
435

* not possible because here we are analyzing a situation where the losing team had already won more games