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Q: Why did the NBA change from best of 5 to best of 7 first round playoffs series?
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Who did Yankees face inMLB 09 first round of playoffs?

world series was the Phillis

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

The NBA changed the first round to best of 7 in 2003.

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

In 2009, the Cleveland Cavaliers Played the Dretroit Pistions in the first round the sweeped the series 4-0.

When did 1st round of nba playoffs change from 5 games to 7 games?

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.

Is a wildcard the same as playoffs?

In the NFL, yes. The wildcard round is the first round of the NFL Playoffs.

Have the lakers ever met the clippers in the playoffs?

No. The Clippers have made the playoffs four times, losing three times in the first round (Utah twice and Houston). The only playoff series they won was in 2006 when they defeated Denver in the first round. They lost to Phoenix in the second round.

Can a wild card team host the first round playoff series in major league baseball?

No, only division winners can host the divisional round of the playoffs.

Are the NBA playoffs best out of 5 or 7?

I hope this answers the question. Each of the 2 teams that compete against each other play one day and then get the next day off. Whoever wins a series (not the Stanley Cup Finals)(example: The quarterfinals) gets about 4-7 days before there next opponent .

How does a nfl team get a first round bye in playoffs?

A team gets the first round bye in the playoffs if it has one of the top two records in its conference.

Who do the Chicago Bulls face in the second round playoffs?

In the 2011 series, it was Atlanta.

Who will win round 2 round of nba playoffs grizzles or thunder?

The Thunder will win the series in 7 games.