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Team Score Finder

Scoring by quarter available for all NBA games in the shot clock era (1954-55 to present).
Current search:
In multiple quarters (1st and 2nd), from 1954-55 to 2019-20, in the regular season, team lost game, requiring point differential ≥ 25, sorted by descending point differential

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Query Results

Query Results Table
Rk Date Team   Opponent Qtr PS PA +/- Final
1Wed, Nov 27, 1996Denver Nuggets@Utah Jazz1st-2nd7036+34L 103-107
2Fri, Dec 6, 2002Dallas Mavericks@Los Angeles Lakers1st-2nd6436+28L 103-105
3Fri, Mar 25, 1988Boston CelticsPhiladelphia 76ers1st-2nd6437+27L 93-97
4Sun, Dec 15, 1974Los Angeles Lakers@Portland Trail Blazers1st-2nd6438+26L 97-100
5Fri, Dec 5, 2003Boston CelticsPhoenix Suns1st-2nd6236+26L 106-110
6Wed, Dec 2, 1970Cincinnati RoyalsSeattle SuperSonics1st-2nd6641+25L 111-119
7Tue, Apr 3, 1979Chicago BullsLos Angeles Lakers1st-2nd5732+25L 95-97
8Wed, Nov 18, 1987New York Knicks@Boston Celtics1st-2nd6136+25L 109-111 (2OT)
9Wed, Apr 10, 2019Sacramento Kings@Portland Trail Blazers1st-2nd8762+25L 131-136
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