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To be able to get to the finals, a NBA team has to win 12 games. There are 3 rounds ladder, the 1st and 2nd round and the conference finals. Each round has is a best of 7 games format so they need to win 4.

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Q: How many games in the playoffs does an NBA team have to win to get to the finals?
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How many games are in the NBA playoffs?

According to the new model, a team to be champion must win at least 16 games (undefeated). The playoffs are divided into 4 rounds: Conference Quarter Finals, Conference Semi Finals, Conference Finals and The Finals. Each round is consisted of a best of 7 games on which the team who wins 4 games first is victorious.

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What team lost the most finals or playoffs games in history?

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Two teams play how many games to win playoffs?

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How many games to make the playoffs in the NBA?

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How many games in NHL playoffs?

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