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# How many times do NBA teams play teams in their conference?

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“During the regular season, each team plays 82 games, 41 each home and away. A team faces opponents in its own division four times a year (16 games), teams from the other two divisions in its conference either three or four times (36 games), and teams in the other conference twice apiece (30 games).”

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## Do NBA teams play each other twice?

Every team in the NBA plays every other team at least twice. For East vs West, they play one game at each teams arena. Then the only way to meet after that is in the NBA championships.

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## How many games do NBA teams play in their conference?

“During the regular season, each team plays 82 games, 41 each home and away. A team faces opponents in its own division four times a year (16 games), teams from the other two divisions in its conference either three or four times (36 games), and teams in the other conference twice apiece (30 games).”

## Do NBA conferences play each other?

The seventh- and eighth-place teams in each conference play each other and the winner earns the No. 7 seed. The loser of that game plays the winner of the 9-10 game.

## Can two teams from the same conference play in the NBA Finals?

At the end of the playoffs, the top two teams play each other in the Conference Finals, to determine the Conference Champions from each side, who then proceed to play in the NBA Finals.

## Why is the NBA split into conferences?

The NBA is split into two conferences to help reduce the travel load of NBA teams during the 82 game season. As it stands today, there are 30 teams in the NBA. … Today, both the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference are comprised of 15 teams and three divisions (five teams per division).

## How are the 82 NBA games played?

The 82-game schedule dates back to the 1967-68 NBA season NBA officials opted to have each franchise to play other teams in their conference eight times a season and teams outside their conference seven times each season. Under that framework, each team played 82 games per season for the first time.

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## How do NBA teams play 82 games?

The 82-game season was first introduced to NBA athletes in the 1967-68 season. … Those in charge of the NBA scheduling decided they would like each team from the same conference to play each other eight times, and outsiders seven times.

## How often do NBA teams play each other?

“During the regular season, each team plays 82 games, 41 each home and away. A team faces opponents in its own division four times a year (16 games), teams from the other two divisions in its conference either three or four times (36 games), and teams in the other conference twice apiece (30 games).”

## How many times do basketball teams play each other?

Each team plays each opponent of the same division 4 times (twice at home, twice away) for a total of 16 games. A team plays against each team from the other two divisions in its conference either three or four times.

## Is NBA East or West Conference better?

The West has dominated the East for a staggeringly long time. … Since ’04-05, the cumulative regular season win total of West teams compared to East teams goes in favor of the West 14 seasons to 1. In those 14 seasons, the Western Conference outperformed the Eastern Conference by an average of about 61 wins.

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## Do Eastern and Western NBA teams play each other?

Yes, teams from the Eastern and Western conference play each other during the regular NBA season.

## How does the NBA conference finals work?

The teams in each conference are ranked by their win-loss record from the regular season. The six teams with the most wins from each conference progress immediately to the playoffs. The seventh to 10th teams in each conference then play for the remaining playoff spots in a play-in tournament.

## Has any NBA team go 0 82?

Out of these four teams, the Warriors were the only ones to have the best overall season and lose in the NBA Finals. AND it was in that same season that the pitiful Sixers suffered the worst season in NBA history…

## What NBA team has never been to the conference finals?

(Note: Six franchises — the Charlotte Hornets, Denver Nuggets, LA Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves and New Orleans Pelicans — have never reached The Finals.

## How do conferences work in NBA?

Each round features a best-of-seven series with a 2-2-1-1-1 format (two games at the top seed’s home court, two games at the lower seed’s home, then back and forth one game at a time). The winners of each Conference meet in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.

## Who is the best in the Eastern Conference?

EASTERN CONFERENCE PCT
—————— ——–
1 76ers Z
2 Nets X
3 Bucks Y
4 Knicks X

## How does the play-in tournament work?

There will be six total games involving eight teams as part of the play-in tournament, split up between the two conferences. The teams that finish Nos. 1-6 in each conference will be guaranteed playoff spots, while team Nos. 7-10 in the standings will enter the play-in.

## Whats the difference between Eastern Conference and Western Conference?

The major differences between the two conferences are the geographical region they fall under in the United States, and yes there is one team in Canada, the Toronto Raptors. The teams are divided by the Eastern region of the US and the Western region.

## Is the play-in tournament the playoffs?

The play-in tournament will will run from May 18-21. The playoffs will begin on May 22.

## How many games does a NBA team have to win to be in the playoffs?

The 8 teams with the best records from each conference make the playoffs. It usually takes at least 42+ wins (winning record) to get in, but there have been times where teams with losing records made the playoffs.

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