What happened in the 2015 NBA Playoffs?

What happened in the 2015 NBA Playoffs?

The 2015 NBA playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association’s 2014–15 season. The tournament concluded with the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors defeating the Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals.

When does the 2015-16 NBA season start?

The regular season will begin on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, who will be hosting a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the early game, then the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors will host the New Orleans Pelicans in the night game at the Oracle Arena.

What happened in the 2016 NBA Finals?

The playoffs started on April 16, 2016 and ended with the 2016 NBA Finals on June 19, 2016, with the Cleveland Cavaliers becoming NBA Champions for the first time in franchise history after defeating the Golden State Warriors in seven games.

What happened in the first round of the NBA Playoffs?

The first round of the playoffs saw a record six teams take a 3–0 lead in their respective series, the first time it had happened since the first round expanded to a best-of-seven series in 2003. The fifth seed defeated the fourth seed in both conferences for the third straight year.

How do the NFL Playoffs wild-card playoffs work?

In the first round, dubbed the wild-card playoffs or wild-card weekend, the third-seeded division winner hosts the sixth seed wild card, and the fourth seed hosts the fifth. The 1 and 2 seeds from each conference then receive a bye in the first round.

Who are the seeds for the 2019 NFL playoffs?

Playoff seeds Seed AFC NFC 1 Denver Broncos ( West winner) Carolina Panthers ( South winner) 2 New England Patriots ( East winner) Arizona Cardinals ( West winner) 3 Cincinnati Bengals ( North winner) Minnesota Vikings ( North winner) 4 Houston Texans ( South winner) Washington Redskins ( East winner)


What was the earliest a team has clinched a playoff spot?

On March 3, the Atlanta Hawks became the first team to clinch a playoff spot. This was the earliest a team had clinched a playoff spot since the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls clinched on March 2. The Golden State Warriors became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff spot on March 16.

How do playoff seedings work in the NFL?

Within each conference, the three division winners and the five non-division winners with the most wins qualified for the playoffs. The seedings are based on each team’s record; however, a division winner is guaranteed to be ranked at least fourth, regardless of record.

Which NBA teams have been waiting the longest for a conference finals?

The Warriors made their first conference finals appearance since 1976, and the Houston Rockets made their first conference finals appearance since 1997. These three were the NBA teams which had been waiting for the longest time for a return to the conference finals.

Which NBA players have retired from the NBA?

On June 23, 2015, Andrei Kirilenko officially announced his retirement after playing 13 seasons in the NBA. On July 2, 2015, Kenyon Martin officially announced his retirement after playing 15 seasons in the NBA.