NBA Teams That Recovered From a 1-3 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 3-1.

A total of 265 playoff series had at some point a status of 3-1.

Summary

Series status: 3-1
How many teams won their series after having a
3-1 lead?
252
95.1%
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How many teams recovered from a
1-3 deficit?
13
4.9%
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NBA Teams that recovered from a
1-3
deficit in NBA Playoffs

13
Team
Series Details
13. 2020 Nuggets
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference Semifinals
12. 2020 Nuggets
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Jazz
Western Conference First Round
11. 2016 Cavaliers
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Warriors
NBA Finals
10. 2016 Warriors
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Thunder
Western Conference Finals
9. 2015 Rockets
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Clippers
Western Conference Semifinals
8. 2006 Suns
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Lakers
Western Conference First Round
7. 2003 Pistons
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Magic
Eastern Conference First Round
6. 1997 Heat
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Knicks
Eastern Conference Semifinals
5. 1995 Rockets
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Suns
Western Conference Semifinals
4. 1981 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Conference Finals
3. 1979 Bullets
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Spurs
Eastern Conference Finals
2. 1970 Lakers
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. Suns
Western Division Semifinals
1. 1968 Celtics
won 4-3, recovered from 1-3 deficit vs. 76ers
Eastern Division Finals