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each of the four rounds in the playoffs is a "best of seven series." the first team to win four games advances to the next round.

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How many games are played in the first round of nba playoffs?

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How many games in first round of hockey playoffs?

There can be a total of 56 games in the first round if they all went to 7 games.


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How many games in the series of the first round of the nba playoffs?

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When did the NBA change the first round of playoffs to 7 games?

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Who played the cavs in the first round of the playoffs?

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