no, you have to be in the top 8 of your conference
No, the eighty two games are just for the number of regular season games for each team in the NBA.
There are no set number of games a team has to win to make the NBA playoffs. After the 82-game regular season, the top 8 teams in each conference make the playoffs. Usually, if a ten can finish at least 41-41 they stand a moderate chance of sneaking into the playoffs as one of the lower teams for their conference, and often one or two teams with losing records will make it.
82 games per season(not counting the playoffs), 16-28 games during the playoffs
The Houston Rockets won the 1995 NBA playoffs. They beat the Orlando Magic four games to none in the NBA Finals.
The First Round of the NBA Playoffs was changed from best-of-5 to best-of-7 before the 2003 playoffs. The 2002 playoffs was the last time there was best-of-5.
No, the Philadelphia 76ers did not make the NBA Playoffs in the 1987-1988 NBA Season.
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