NBA East/West Conference Finals Results

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** indicates that the 2019-20 regular season went on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 22 teams returned to play to determine playoff seeding, and the playoffs were in a "bubble" at Disney World.

SeasonConferenceWinnerSeriesLoser
2019-20**West**Los Angeles Lakers**4-1Denver Nuggets
2019-20**East**Miami Heat**4-2Boston Celtics
2018-19WestGolden State Warriors4-0Portland Trail Blazers
2018-19EastToronto Raptors4-2Milwaukee Bucks
2017-18WestGolden State Warriors4-3Houston Rockets
2017-18EastCleveland Cavaliers4-3Boston Celtics
2016-17WestGolden State Warriors4-0San Antonio Spurs
2016-17EastCleveland Cavaliers4-1Boston Celtics
2015-16WestGolden State Warriors4-3Oklahoma City Thunder
2015-16EastCleveland Cavaliers4-2Toronto Raptors
2014-15WestGolden State Warriors4-1Houston Rockets
2014-15EastCleveland Cavaliers4-0Atlanta Hawks
2013-14WestSan Antonio Spurs4-2Oklahoma City Thunder
2013-14EastMiami Heat4-2Indiana Pacers
2012-13WestSan Antonio Spurs4-0Memphis Grizzlies
2012-13EastMiami Heat4-3Indiana Pacers
2011-12WestOklahoma City Thunder4-2San Antonio Spurs
2011-12EastMiami Heat4-3Boston Celtics
2010-11WestDallas Mavericks4-1Oklahoma City Thunder
2010-11EastMiami Heat4-1Chicago Bulls
2009-10WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2Phoenix Suns
2009-10EastBoston Celtics4-2Orlando Magic
2008-09WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2Denver Nuggets
2008-09EastOrlando Magic4-2Cleveland Cavaliers
2007-08WestLos Angeles Lakers4-1San Antonio Spurs
2007-08EastBoston Celtics4-2Detroit Pistons
2006-07WestSan Antonio Spurs4-1Utah Jazz
2006-07EastCleveland Cavaliers4-2Detroit Pistons
2005-06WestDallas Mavericks4-2Phoenix Suns
2005-06EastMiami Heat4-2Detroit Pistons
2004-05WestSan Antonio Spurs4-1Phoenix Suns
2004-05EastDetroit Pistons4-3Miami Heat
2003-04WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2Minnesota Timberwolves
2003-04EastDetroit Pistons4-2Indiana Pacers
2002-03WestSan Antonio Spurs4-2Dallas Mavericks
2002-03EastNew Jersey Nets4-0Detroit Pistons
2001-02WestLos Angeles Lakers4-3Sacramento Kings
2001-02EastNew Jersey Nets4-2Boston Celtics
2000-01WestLos Angeles Lakers4-0San Antonio Spurs
2000-01EastPhiladelphia 76ers4-3Milwaukee Bucks
1999-00WestLos Angeles Lakers4-3Portland Trail Blazers
1999-00EastIndiana Pacers4-2New York Knicks
1998-99WestSan Antonio Spurs4-0Portland Trail Blazers
1998-99EastNew York Knicks4-2Indiana Pacers
1997-98WestUtah Jazz4-0Los Angeles Lakers
1997-98EastChicago Bulls4-3Indiana Pacers
1996-97WestUtah Jazz4-2Houston Rockets
1996-97EastChicago Bulls4-1Miami Heat
1995-96WestSeattle SuperSonics4-3Utah Jazz
1995-96EastChicago Bulls4-0Orlando Magic
1994-95WestHouston Rockets4-2San Antonio Spurs
1994-95EastOrlando Magic4-3Indiana Pacers
1993-94WestHouston Rockets4-1Utah Jazz
1993-94EastNew York Knicks4-3Indiana Pacers
1992-93WestPhoenix Suns4-3Seattle SuperSonics
1992-93EastChicago Bulls4-2New York Knicks
1991-92WestPortland Trail Blazers4-2Utah Jazz
1991-92EastChicago Bulls4-2Cleveland Cavaliers
1990-91WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2Portland Trail Blazers
1990-91EastChicago Bulls4-0Detroit Pistons
1989-90WestPortland Trail Blazers4-2Phoenix Suns
1989-90EastDetroit Pistons4-3Chicago Bulls
1988-89WestLos Angeles Lakers4-0Phoenix Suns
1988-89EastDetroit Pistons4-2Chicago Bulls
1987-88WestLos Angeles Lakers4-3Dallas Mavericks
1987-88EastDetroit Pistons4-2Boston Celtics
1986-87WestLos Angeles Lakers4-0Seattle SuperSonics
1986-87EastBoston Celtics4-3Detroit Pistons
1985-86WestHouston Rockets4-1Los Angeles Lakers
1985-86EastBoston Celtics4-0Milwaukee Bucks
1984-85WestLos Angeles Lakers4-1Denver Nuggets
1984-85EastBoston Celtics4-1Philadelphia 76ers
1983-84WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2Phoenix Suns
1983-84EastBoston Celtics4-1Milwaukee Bucks
1982-83WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2San Antonio Spurs
1982-83EastPhiladelphia 76ers4-1Milwaukee Bucks
1981-82WestLos Angeles Lakers4-0San Antonio Spurs
1981-82EastPhiladelphia 76ers4-3Boston Celtics
1980-81WestHouston Rockets4-1Kansas City Kings
1980-81EastBoston Celtics4-3Philadelphia 76ers
1979-80WestLos Angeles Lakers4-1Seattle SuperSonics
1979-80EastPhiladelphia 76ers4-1Boston Celtics
1978-79WestSeattle SuperSonics4-3Phoenix Suns
1978-79EastWashington Bullets4-3San Antonio Spurs
1977-78WestSeattle SuperSonics4-2Denver Nuggets
1977-78EastWashington Bullets4-2Philadelphia 76ers
1976-77WestPortland Trail Blazers4-0Los Angeles Lakers
1976-77EastPhiladelphia 76ers4-2Houston Rockets
1975-76WestPhoenix Suns4-3Golden State Warriors
1975-76EastBoston Celtics4-2Cleveland Cavaliers
1974-75WestGolden State Warriors4-3Chicago Bulls
1974-75EastWashington Bullets4-2Boston Celtics
1973-74WestMilwaukee Bucks4-0Chicago Bulls
1973-74EastBoston Celtics4-1New York Knicks
1972-73WestLos Angeles Lakers4-1Golden State Warriors
1972-73EastNew York Knicks4-3Boston Celtics
1971-72WestLos Angeles Lakers4-2Milwaukee Bucks
1971-72EastNew York Knicks4-1Boston Celtics
1970-71WestMilwaukee Bucks4-1Los Angeles Lakers
1970-71EastBaltimore Bullets4-3New York Knicks
1969-70WestLos Angeles Lakers4-0Atlanta Hawks
1969-70EastNew York Knicks4-1Milwaukee Bucks
1968-69WestLos Angeles Lakers4-1Atlanta Hawks
1968-69EastBoston Celtics4-2New York Knicks
1967-68WestLos Angeles Lakers4-0San Francisco Warriors
1967-68EastBoston Celtics4-3Philadelphia 76ers
1966-67WestSan Francisco Warriors4-2St. Louis Hawks
1966-67EastPhiladelphia 76ers4-1Boston Celtics

Note: The 1967 NBA playoffs started the eight (8) team tournament format with no first-round byes.