The 2008-09 NBA Playoffs featured the following 16 teams:
In the East:
(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (8) Detroit Pistons
(2) Boston Celtics vs. (7) Chicago Bulls
(3) Orlando Magic vs. (6) Philadelphia 76ers
(4) Atlanta Hawks vs. (5) Miami Heat
In the West:
(1) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (8) Utah Jazz
(2) Denver Nuggets vs. (7) New Orleans Hornets
(3) San Antonio Spurs vs. (6) Dallas Mavericks
(4) Portland Trail Blazers vs. (5) Houston Rockets
Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Los Angles Clippers, Los Angles Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Miami Heat, Milwaukee Bucks, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Jersey Nets, New Orleans Hornets, New York Knicks, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trailblazers, Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Toronto Raptors, Washington DC. Wizards
This year in the shortened NBA season, the following teams didn't make the playoffs: New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors, Cleveland Cavs, Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Hornets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Portland Trail Blazers, Golden State Warriors, Phoenix Suns, and last but not least, the Sacramento Kings.
Spurs, Thunder, Lakers, Clippers, Grizzlies, Nuggets, Mavericks, Jazz for the West. Bulls, Heat, Pacers, Hawks, Celtics, Magic, and 76ers for the East.
name the nba teams from last year playoffs
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The Dallas Mavericks won the 2011 NBA title
Larry Brown led seven NBA teams (Nuggets, Nets, Spurs, Clippers, Pacers, 76ers and Pistons) to the NBA Playoffs.
With the addition of the Ottawa Redblacks in 2014, 3 teams will not make the playoffs in 2014.
Dallas and heat played in the finals then the HEAT WON
There are 15 teams in the eastern confrence (NHL)
The bad ones?
The bad ones?
There are currently 30 NBA teams.