7-Game Playoff Series Outcomes (Since 1984); 2-2-1-1-1 Format

H designates home games, and A away games; bolded H and A are played games; green indicates a win, red a loss.

HHAA/HAH describes a series in which a team played two home games and won them, then played two away games, losing both, and then had three potential games remaining according to the indicated home/away pattern.

The NBA moved to a 16-team playoff in 1984. In 2003, the first round was changed to best of 7. All series are scheduled as a 2-2-1-1-1 home/away pattern except for the Finals from 1985 to 2013, which were 2-3-2.

Team is up

Team is up Table
Record Games W-L
1-0All series304-100
1-0H/HAAHAH250-42
1-0A/AHHAHA54-58
2-0All series222-21
2-0HH/AAHAH201-17
2-0AA/HHAHA21-4
2-1All series227-69
2-1HHA/AHAH106-17
2-1HHA/AHAH33-6
2-1HHA/AHAH34-6
2-1AAH/HAHA8-4
2-1AAH/HAHA27-20
2-1AAH/HAHA19-16
3-0All series108-0
3-0HHA/AHAH95-0
3-0AAH/HAHA13-0
3-1All series170-9
3-1HHAA/HAH14-0
3-1HHAA/HAH19-1
3-1HHAA/HAH55-2
3-1HHAA/HAH36-0
3-1AAHH/AHA16-2
3-1AAHH/AHA21-4
3-1AAHH/AHA6-0
3-1AAHH/AHA3-0
3-2All series188-34
3-2HHAAH/AH3-0
3-2HHAAH/AH14-3
3-2HHAAH/AH20-2
3-2HHAAH/AH2-0
3-2HHAAH/AH12-1
3-2HHAAH/AH14-1
3-2HHAAH/AH4-1
3-2HHAAH/AH43-5
3-2HHAAH/AH10-2
3-2HHAAH/AH8-0
3-2AAHHA/HA10-8
3-2AAHHA/HA4-0
3-2AAHHA/HA2-2
3-2AAHHA/HA11-2
3-2AAHHA/HA4-0
3-2AAHHA/HA3-2
3-2AAHHA/HA17-4
3-2AAHHA/HA2-1
3-2AAHHA/HA4-0
3-2AAHHA/HA1-0

Team is tied

Team is tied Table
Record Games W-L
1-1All series161-161
1-1HH/AAHAH49-25
1-1HH/AAHAH54-33
1-1AA/HHAHA33-54
1-1AA/HHAHA25-49
2-2All series156-156
2-2HHAA/HAH51-15
2-2HHAA/HAH14-5
2-2HHAA/HAH14-3
2-2HHAA/HAH20-6
2-2HHAA/HAH16-6
2-2HHAA/HAH4-2
2-2AAHH/AHA2-4
2-2AAHH/AHA6-16
2-2AAHH/AHA6-20
2-2AAHH/AHA3-14
2-2AAHH/AHA5-14
2-2AAHH/AHA15-51
3-3All series91-91
3-3HHAAHA/H2-0
3-3HHAAHA/H3-2
3-3HHAAHA/H15-5
3-3HHAAHA/H8-0
3-3HHAAHA/H0-0
3-3HHAAHA/H8-2
3-3HHAAHA/H0-2
3-3HHAAHA/H2-0
3-3HHAAHA/H1-1
3-3HHAAHA/H0-0
3-3HHAAHA/H2-1
3-3HHAAHA/H4-1
3-3HHAAHA/H0-1
3-3HHAAHA/H6-3
3-3HHAAHA/H2-0
3-3HHAAHA/H4-2
3-3AAHHAH/A0-0
3-3AAHHAH/A0-0
3-3AAHHAH/A1-1
3-3AAHHAH/A0-2
3-3AAHHAH/A2-2
3-3AAHHAH/A1-2
3-3AAHHAH/A1-6
3-3AAHHAH/A0-8
3-3AAHHAH/A5-15
3-3AAHHAH/A0-2
3-3AAHHAH/A2-4
3-3AAHHAH/A0-2
3-3AAHHAH/A3-6
3-3AAHHAH/A1-0
3-3AAHHAH/A1-4
3-3AAHHAH/A1-2

Team is down

Team is down Table
Record Games W-L
0-1All series100-304
0-1H/HAAHAH58-54
0-1A/AHHAHA42-250
0-2All series21-222
0-2HH/AAHAH4-21
0-2AA/HHAHA17-201
1-2All series69-227
1-2HHA/AHAH4-8
1-2HHA/AHAH20-27
1-2HHA/AHAH16-19
1-2AAH/HAHA17-106
1-2AAH/HAHA6-33
1-2AAH/HAHA6-34
0-3All series0-108
0-3HHA/AHAH0-13
0-3AAH/HAHA0-95
1-3All series9-170
1-3HHAA/HAH2-16
1-3HHAA/HAH4-21
1-3HHAA/HAH0-6
1-3HHAA/HAH0-3
1-3AAHH/AHA0-14
1-3AAHH/AHA1-19
1-3AAHH/AHA2-55
1-3AAHH/AHA0-36
2-3All series34-188
2-3HHAAH/AH8-10
2-3HHAAH/AH0-4
2-3HHAAH/AH2-2
2-3HHAAH/AH2-11
2-3HHAAH/AH0-4
2-3HHAAH/AH2-3
2-3HHAAH/AH4-17
2-3HHAAH/AH1-2
2-3HHAAH/AH0-4
2-3HHAAH/AH0-1
2-3AAHHA/HA0-3
2-3AAHHA/HA3-14
2-3AAHHA/HA2-20
2-3AAHHA/HA0-2
2-3AAHHA/HA1-12
2-3AAHHA/HA1-14
2-3AAHHA/HA1-4
2-3AAHHA/HA5-43
2-3AAHHA/HA2-10
2-3AAHHA/HA0-8