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Ranking The Top 5 NBA Playoff Comebacks

Ranking The Top 5 NBA Playoff Comebacks
  • Marcus Blackwell

So far in this year’s NBA Playoffs, we have seen a few very impressive comebacks where teams seemed dead in the water and were able to turn things around and come out with some big wins. We had the Cavaliers come back from 26 against the Pacers, and most recently we saw Golden St. come back from a 25 point deficit against San Antonio. Although we understand that Kawhi Leonard going downplayed a huge part in that, it was still pretty impressive. With all that said, below we have compiled and ranked what we think are the 5 best all-time NBA Playoff comebacks.

  1. San Antonio Spurs Vs Los Angeles Clippers

Western Conference Semi-Finals:  May 19, 2012

Deficit: 24 Points


  1. Boston Celtics Vs New Jersey Nets

Eastern Conference Finals: May 25, 2002

Deficit: 26 Points


  1. Los Angeles Vs Seattle Supersonics

Western Conference Finals:  May 15, 1989

Deficit: 29 Points


  1. Los Angeles Clippers Vs Memphis Grizzlies

First Round: April 29, 2012

Deficit: 27 Points


       1.Boston Celtics Vs Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals: June 13, 2008

Deficit: 24 Points