What was the outcome of the NBA Playoffs in 2016?

What was the outcome of the NBA Playoffs in 2016?

2016 NBA Playoffs. The 2016 NBA Playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association (NBA)’s 2015–16 season. The tournament ended with the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers defeating the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors 4 games to 3 after the Warriors led the series 3 games to 1.

When did the Cleveland Cavaliers go 8-0?

The Cleveland Cavaliers became the fifth team (since the first round was extended to a best-of-seven series in 2003) to go 8–0 through the first two rounds and the first to do it twice; they first did so in 2009. They also became the first team in NBA history to go 8–0 in the first two rounds, and qualify to play in the NBA Finals.

Who was the first team to clinch a playoff spot in 2016?

On February 27, 2016, The Golden State Warriors became the first team to clinch a playoff spot. This was the earliest a team had clinched a playoff spot in February since the 1987–88 Los Angeles Lakers. The Cleveland Cavaliers became the first Eastern Conference team to clinch a playoff spot on March 18, 2016.

Who was the first team to win 10 straight games in the NBA?

The Cavaliers swept their first two series and won the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Raptors to become the fourth team in NBA history to open a post-season with 10 straight victories.

Who was the winner of Game 6 of the NBA Finals?

Cavaliers forward Kevin Love spoke with the media following Thursday’s 115-101 victory against the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena.

How are teams seeded in the NCAA playoffs?

Within each conference, the eight teams with the most wins qualify for the playoffs. The seedings are based on each team’s record. Each conference’s bracket is fixed; there is no reseeding. All rounds are best-of-seven series; the team that has four wins advances to the next round.

Who are the Rookies of the Year for the NBA?

Rookies Table Totals 6 Dragan Bender Oct 26, ’16, PHO vs. SAC 19 113 7 Ben Bentil Mar 1, ’17, DAL @ ATL 21 0 8 Dāvis Bertāns Oct 25, ’16, SAS @ GSW 24 116 9 Joel Bolomboy Oct 30, ’16, UTA @ LAC 23 10

What was the winning margin in the NBA Finals?

With their 104–89 and 110–77 wins over Cleveland in Game 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals, the Warriors posted the highest winning margin in the first two games in the NBA Finals with an +48 point differential. The NBA Finals went to a Game 7 for the first time since 2013, when the Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95–88.

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