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This is a LIST OF NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION (NBA) FRANCHISE POST-SEASON APPEARANCE STREAKS. This list includes the all-time and the active consecutive playoffs appearance. Aside from the NBA Playoff appearance streaks, this list also includes the NBA Finals
NBA Finals
appearance streak and the NBA championships win streak.

The San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
hold the longest active consecutive playoff appearances with 20 appearances, starting in the 1998 NBA Playoffs (also the longest active playoff streak in any major North American sports league as of 2017). The Spurs have won five NBA championships during the streak. The Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
(formerly known as Syracuse Nationals ) hold the all-time record for consecutive playoff appearances with 22 straight appearances between 1950 and 1971 . The 76ers won two NBA championships during their streak. The Boston Celtics hold the longest consecutive NBA Finals
NBA Finals
appearance streak with ten appearances between 1957 and 1966 . During the streak, the Celtics won eight consecutive NBA championships—also an NBA record.

CONTENTS

* 1 Active streaks

* 1.1 NBA Playoffs appearance streaks * 1.2 NBA Playoffs series win streaks

* 2 All-time streaks

* 2.1 NBA Playoffs appearance streaks * 2.2 NBA Conference Finals appearance streaks * 2.3 NBA Finals
NBA Finals
appearance streaks * 2.4 NBA championships win streaks

* 3 See also * 4 References

ACTIVE STREAKS

NBA PLAYOFFS APPEARANCE STREAKS

This is a list of teams that have active and current consecutive seasons with a playoff appearance.

List updated through the 2016–17 season.

0^0 Longest streak in team history

0~0 Tied for longest streak in team history

2017 Playoffs STREAK TEAM NBA Playoffs appearance streak NBA championships won during streak REFERENCE

7001200000000000000♠20 seasons San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
^ 1998 –2017 5 (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014)

7000900000000000000♠10 seasons Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
2008 –2017 0 !—

7000700000000000000♠7 seasons Memphis Grizzlies ^ 2011 –2017 0 !—

7000600000000000000♠6 seasons Los Angeles Clippers ^ 2012 –2017 0 !—

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
2013 –2017 2 (2015, 2017)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
2013 –2017 0 !—

7000300000000000000♠4 seasons Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
2014 –2017 0 !—

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Toronto Raptors ^ 2014 –2017 0 !—

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
2015 –2017 1 (2016)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
2015 –2017 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Oklahoma City Thunder 2016 –2017 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Indiana Pacers 2016 –2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Utah Jazz 2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
2017 0 !—

NBA PLAYOFFS SERIES WIN STREAKS

This is a list of teams that have active and current consecutive seasons with a playoff series win.

List updated through the 2017 playoffs.

0^0 Longest streak in team history

0~0 Tied for longest streak in team history

Consecutive seasons with a series win STREAK TEAM NBA Playoffs series win streak NBA championships won during streak REFERENCE

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
2015 –2017 (2016)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
~ 2015 –2017 (2015, 2017)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
2016 –2017 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Toronto Raptors ^ 2016 –2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards
2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
2017 0 !—

7000100000000000000♠1 season Utah Jazz 2017 0 !—

ALL-TIME STREAKS

NBA PLAYOFFS APPEARANCE STREAKS

Appearance streaks updated through 2017 NBA Playoffs .

0^0 Denotes active streak

STREAK TEAM NBA Playoffs appearance streak NBA championships won during streak REFERENCE

22 seasons Philadelphia 76er ! Syracuse Nationals Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
1950 –1963 1964 –1971 2 (1955 , 1967 )

21 seasons Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
1983 –2003 0 !—

20 seasons San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
^ 1998 –2017 5 (1999 , 2003 , 2005 , 2007 , 2014 )

20 seasons Utah Jazz 1984 –2003 0 !—

19 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1951 –1969 9 !11 (1957 , 1959 –1966 , 1968 , 1969 )

17 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1977 –1993 5 (1980 , 1982 , 1985 , 1987 , 1988 )

16 seasons Los Angeles LakersMinneapolis Lakers Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1959 –1960 1961 –1974 1 (1972 )

14 seasons Detroit PistonsFort Wayne Pistons Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
1950 –1957 1958 –1963 0 !—

14 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1980 –1993 3 (1981 , 1984 , 1986 )

14 seasons Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1985 –1998 6 (1991 –1993 , 1996 –1998 )

14 seasons New York Knicks
New York Knicks
1988 –2001 0 !—

13 seasons Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
1989 –2001 0 !—

12 seasons Washington WizardsBaltimore Bullets Capitol Bullets Washington Bullets 1969 –1973 1974 1975 –1980 1 (1978 )

12 seasons Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
1976 –1987 1 (1983 )

12 seasons Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
1980 –1991 0 !—

12 seasons Dallas Mavericks 2001 –2012 1 (2011 )

11 seasons Atlanta HawksSt. Louis Hawks Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
1963 –1968 1969 –1973 0 !—

10 seasons Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
^ 2008 –2017 0 !—

NBA CONFERENCE FINALS APPEARANCE STREAKS

Appearance streaks up to and including the 2017 NBA Playoffs ; Includes both the NBA Conference Finals , introduced in 1971, and its predecessor Division Finals.

0^0 Denotes active streak

STREAK TEAM NBA Conference Finals appearance streak Conference titles won during streak REFERENCE

7001130000000000000♠13 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1957 –1969 12 (1957–1966, 1968–69)

7000800000000000000♠8 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1982 –1989 7 (1982–85, 1987–89)

7000600000000000000♠6 seasons St. Louis Hawks 1956 –1961 4 (1957–58, 1960–61)

7000600000000000000♠6 seasons Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
2003 –2008 2 (2004–05)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons New York Knicks
New York Knicks
1949 –1953 3 (1951–53)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Minneapolis Lakers
Minneapolis Lakers
1951 –1955 3 (1952–54)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Minneapolis Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1959 –1963 3 (1959, 1962–63)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1968 –1973 4 (1968–70, 1972–73)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons New York Knicks
New York Knicks
1969 –1974 3 (1970, 1972–73)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1984 –1988 4 (1984–87)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
1987 –1991 3 (1988–90)

7000500000000000000♠5 seasons Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1989 –1993 3 (1991–93)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Syracuse Nationals 1954 –1957 2 (1956–57)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
1965 –1968 1 (1967)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
1980 –1984 2 (1982–83)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Miami Heat
Miami Heat
2011 –2014 4 (2011–14)

NBA FINALS APPEARANCE STREAKS

Appearance streaks updated through 2017 playoffs.

0^0 Denotes active streak

STREAK TEAM NBA Finals
NBA Finals
appearance streak NBA championships won during streak REFERENCE

7001100000000000000♠10 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1957 –1966 9 (1957, 1959–1966)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1982 –1985 2 (1982, 1985)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1984 –1987 2 (1984, 1986)

7000400000000000000♠4 seasons Miami Heat
Miami Heat
2011 –2014 2 (2012, 2013)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons New York Knicks
New York Knicks
1951 –1953 -2 !—

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Los Angeles Lakers Minneapolis Lakers
Minneapolis Lakers
1952 –1954 3 (1952–1954)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1968 –1970 -1 !—

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1987 –1989 2 (1987, 1988)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
1988 –1990 2 (1989, 1990)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1991 –1993 3 (1991–1993)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1996 –1998 3 (1996–1998)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
2000 –2002 3 (2000–2002)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
2008 –2010 2 (2009, 2010)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
2015 –2017 2 (2015, 2017)

7000300000000000000♠3 seasons Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
2015 –2017 1 (2016)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Philadelphia Warriors
Philadelphia Warriors
1947 –1948 1 (1947)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Los Angeles Lakers Minneapolis Lakers
Minneapolis Lakers
1949 –1950 2 (1949, 1950)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Syracuse Nationals 1954 –1955 1 (1955)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Fort Wayne Pistons 1955 –1956 1 (1956)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons St. Louis Hawks 1957 –1958 1 (1958)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons St. Louis Hawks 1960 –1961 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1962 –1963 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1965 –1966 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1968 –1969 2 (1968, 1969)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1972 –1973 1 (1972)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons New York Knicks
New York Knicks
1972 –1973 1 (1973)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Washington Bullets 1978 –1979 1 (1978)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Seattle SuperSonics
Seattle SuperSonics
1978 –1979 1 (1979)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
1982 –1983 1 (1983)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
1994 –1995 2 (1994, 1995)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Utah Jazz 1997 –1998 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons New Jersey Nets
New Jersey Nets
2002 –2003 0 !—

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
2004 –2005 1 (2004)

7000200000000000000♠2 seasons San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
2013 –2014 1 (2014)

NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS WIN STREAKS

Championship streaks up to and including the 2017 NBA Playoffs

0^0 Denotes active streak

STREAK TEAM NBA championships win streak REFERENCE

8 championships Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1959 –1966

3 championships Los Angeles Lakers Minneapolis Lakers
Minneapolis Lakers
1952 –1954

3 championships Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1991 –1993

3 championships Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1996 –1998

3 championships Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
2000 –2002

2 championships Los Angeles Lakers Minneapolis Lakers
Minneapolis Lakers
1949 –1950

2 championships Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1968 –1969

2 championships Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
1987 –1988

2 championships Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
1989 –1990

2 championships Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
1994 –1995

2 championships Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
2009 –2010

2 championships Miami Heat
Miami Heat
2012 –2013

SEE ALSO

* List of NBA franchise post-season droughts * List of NFL franchise post-season streaks * List of NFL franchise post-season droughts * List of Major League Baseball franchise postseason streaks * List of Major League Baseball franchise postseason droughts

REFERENCES

General

* "Team Index". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009.

Specific

* ^ A B "Team pages". Basketball reference.com. Sports reference. Retrieved 22 May 2016. * ^ "Playoff Picture 2015". NBA.com. 6 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015. * ^ A B C " San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
Franchise Index". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 March 2016. * ^ A B C D E "Atlanta Hawks". basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2009. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Memphis Grizzlies". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Los Angeles Clippers". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved August 11, 2012. * ^ A B C D "Golden State Warriors". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved July 1, 2012. * ^ A B C D E "Houston Rockets". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Portland Trail Blazers". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 5 April 2014. * ^ A B "Toronto Raptors". basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on 28 July 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2014. * ^ A B C " Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
Team Page". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 20 March 2015. * ^ A B C D E F G H I "Boston Celtics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved July 1, 2012. * ^ A B "Oklahoma City Thunder". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Indiana Pacers". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved July 1, 2012. * ^ A B C D E F G "Chicago Bulls". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ A B C D E F G "Philadelphia 76ers". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Portland Trail Blazers". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "San Antonio Spurs". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Utah Jazz". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Boston Celtics". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U "Los Angeles Lakers". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ A B C D E F G "Detroit Pistons". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ A B C D E "New York Knicks". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Phoenix Suns". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Washington Wizards". basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on June 25, 2012. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Milwaukee Bucks". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Dallas Mavericks". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ A B C "Miami Heat". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved October 11, 2009. * ^ "Washington Wizards". basketball-reference.com. Archived from the original on 25 June 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2014. * ^ " Utah Jazz Franchise Index". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 8 March 2016. * ^ "Brooklyn Nets". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved July 1, 2012.

* v * t * e

NBA playoffs

* List of playoff series * Conference Finals * Finals * 60 Greatest Playoff Moments * Game sevens * Streaks * Droughts * Records * Scoring Leaders * Assists Leaders * 3 Pt Leaders * Rebound Leaders * W NBA playoffs

1940S

1947 1948 1949

1950S

1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959

1960S

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969

1970S

1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979

1980S

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989

1990S

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

2000S

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

2010S

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

* v * t * e

NBA season-by-season team history

Eastern Conference

ATLANTIC

* Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
* Brooklyn Nets * New York Knicks
New York Knicks
* Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers
* Toronto Raptors

CENTRAL

* Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
* Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
* Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons
* Indiana Pacers * Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks

SOUTHEAST

* Atlanta Hawks
Atlanta Hawks
* Charlotte Hornets * Miami Heat
Miami Heat
* Orlando Magic * Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards

Western Conference

NORTHWEST

* Denver Nuggets * Minnesota Timberwolves * Oklahoma City Thunder * Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
* Utah Jazz

PACIFIC

* Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
* Los Angeles Clippers * Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers
* Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns
* Sacramento Kings

SOUTHWEST

* Dallas Mavericks * Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
* Memphis Grizzlies * New Orleans Pelicans * San Anto

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