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 series287-87
1-0H/HAAHAH236-37
1-0A/AHHAHA51-50
2-0All series211-16
2-0HH/AAHAH190-13
2-0AA/HHAHA21-3
2-1All series214-59
2-1HHA/AHAH102-13
2-1HHA/AHAH31-5
2-1HHA/AHAH29-5
2-1AAH/HAHA8-3
2-1AAH/HAHA25-18
2-1AAH/HAHA19-15
3-0All series101-0
3-0HHA/AHAH88-0
3-0AAH/HAHA13-0
3-1All series159-9
3-1HHAA/HAH13-0
3-1HHAA/HAH18-1
3-1HHAA/HAH52-2
3-1HHAA/HAH32-0
3-1AAHH/AHA16-2
3-1AAHH/AHA19-4
3-1AAHH/AHA6-0
3-1AAHH/AHA3-0
3-2All series173-30
3-2HHAAH/AH3-0
3-2HHAAH/AH13-3
3-2HHAAH/AH16-2
3-2HHAAH/AH2-0
3-2HHAAH/AH11-1
3-2HHAAH/AH13-1
3-2HHAAH/AH4-1
3-2HHAAH/AH42-3
3-2HHAAH/AH9-2
3-2HHAAH/AH7-0
3-2AAHHA/HA8-8
3-2AAHHA/HA3-0
3-2AAHHA/HA2-2
3-2AAHHA/HA11-2
3-2AAHHA/HA3-0
3-2AAHHA/HA3-1
3-2AAHHA/HA16-4
3-2AAHHA/HA2-0
3-2AAHHA/HA4-0
3-2AAHHA/HA1-0

Team is tied

Team is tied Table
Record Games W-L
1-1All series147-147
1-1HH/AAHAH46-24
1-1HH/AAHAH47-30
1-1AA/HHAHA30-47
1-1AA/HHAHA24-46
2-2All series140-140
2-2HHAA/HAH50-11
2-2HHAA/HAH13-4
2-2HHAA/HAH13-3
2-2HHAA/HAH16-5
2-2HHAA/HAH14-6
2-2HHAA/HAH3-2
2-2AAHH/AHA2-3
2-2AAHH/AHA6-14
2-2AAHH/AHA5-16
2-2AAHH/AHA3-13
2-2AAHH/AHA4-13
2-2AAHH/AHA11-50
3-3All series85-85
3-3HHAAHA/H2-0
3-3HHAAHA/H3-2
3-3HHAAHA/H15-3
3-3HHAAHA/H8-0
3-3HHAAHA/H0-0
3-3HHAAHA/H8-2
3-3HHAAHA/H0-1
3-3HHAAHA/H2-0
3-3HHAAHA/H0-1
3-3HHAAHA/H0-0
3-3HHAAHA/H2-1
3-3HHAAHA/H4-1
3-3HHAAHA/H0-0
3-3HHAAHA/H6-3
3-3HHAAHA/H1-0
3-3HHAAHA/H4-2
3-3AAHHAH/A0-0
3-3AAHHAH/A0-0
3-3AAHHAH/A1-0
3-3AAHHAH/A0-2
3-3AAHHAH/A2-2
3-3AAHHAH/A1-2
3-3AAHHAH/A1-6
3-3AAHHAH/A0-8
3-3AAHHAH/A3-15
3-3AAHHAH/A0-2
3-3AAHHAH/A2-4
3-3AAHHAH/A0-1
3-3AAHHAH/A3-6
3-3AAHHAH/A0-0
3-3AAHHAH/A1-4
3-3AAHHAH/A1-2

Team is down

Team is down Table
Record Games W-L
0-1All series87-287
0-1H/HAAHAH50-51
0-1A/AHHAHA37-236
0-2All series16-211
0-2HH/AAHAH3-21
0-2AA/HHAHA13-190
1-2All series59-214
1-2HHA/AHAH3-8
1-2HHA/AHAH18-25
1-2HHA/AHAH15-19
1-2AAH/HAHA13-102
1-2AAH/HAHA5-31
1-2AAH/HAHA5-29
0-3All series0-101
0-3HHA/AHAH0-13
0-3AAH/HAHA0-88
1-3All series9-159
1-3HHAA/HAH2-16
1-3HHAA/HAH4-19
1-3HHAA/HAH0-6
1-3HHAA/HAH0-3
1-3AAHH/AHA0-13
1-3AAHH/AHA1-18
1-3AAHH/AHA2-52
1-3AAHH/AHA0-32
2-3All series30-173
2-3HHAAH/AH8-8
2-3HHAAH/AH0-3
2-3HHAAH/AH2-2
2-3HHAAH/AH2-11
2-3HHAAH/AH0-3
2-3HHAAH/AH1-3
2-3HHAAH/AH4-16
2-3HHAAH/AH0-2
2-3HHAAH/AH0-4
2-3HHAAH/AH0-1
2-3AAHHA/HA0-3
2-3AAHHA/HA3-13
2-3AAHHA/HA2-16
2-3AAHHA/HA0-2
2-3AAHHA/HA1-11
2-3AAHHA/HA1-13
2-3AAHHA/HA1-4
2-3AAHHA/HA3-42
2-3AAHHA/HA2-9
2-3AAHHA/HA0-7