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Comeback from a 0-3 series deficit in NBA Playoffs or #16 seed beat #1 seed in NCAA Tournament

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Beavis Stiffler, May 26, 2015.

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Which will happen first?

  1. Coming back to win from a 0-3 series deficit in NBA Playoffs

    54 vote(s)
    50.5%
  2. #16 seed upset #1 seed in NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament

    53 vote(s)
    49.5%
  1. Beavis Stiffler

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    Will any of these two occur in our lifetime?

    I say that there's a chance a 16 seed can eliminate a 1 seed in college basketball but only a small chance. Also, it is a one-game single-elimination as opposed to a best-of-7 series where it's very tough to win 4 games in a row after losing the first 3 games.
     
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    LCAhmed Contributing Member

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    0-3 in NBA playoffs before 16 over a 1 in NCAA. Since the tourney is over and the Rockets are about to pull out. PAUSE.
     
  3. tmacfor35

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    This series has as good a chance as any to complete the comeback.

    The warriors are lucky they aren't in a 3-1 defecit or tied at 2.
     
  4. daywalker02

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    When that occurs, we have a thread now dedicated to it.....
     
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    It's happened once in the women's tournament (Harvard > Stanford 1998).
     
  6. Jontro

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    They're all impossibru.
     
  7. ScolaIsBallin

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    Rockets bout to pull it out so I voted 0-3
     
  8. roflmcwaffles

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    I just can't imagine there will ever be enough talent on a 16th seeded team to beat a #1 team in mens college bball.

    I think 0-3 is ridiculously hard to come back from, but a little shaken confidence and you never know.

    Doubt either will happen anytime soon... unless the Rockets can do it.
     
  9. Dmo for 3mo

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    I'm really surprised that nobody has ever come back from 0-3. You'd think it would have happened a few times. Especially if the first 3 games were really competitive.
     
  10. Major

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    There's generally a too big talent gap between 16 and 1, but it does seem like they have been getting closer in recent years.

    3-0 in the NBA seems doable with some unfortunate circumstances. If Lebron were to sprain an ankle tonight and be out for a week, Atlanta could easily come back and win the next 4, for example. The talent gaps in the NBA just aren't that great if you take a top player out of the equation.
     
  11. oldgunrules

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    Turing the table from 0-3 in the NBA is possible, but those come back boys ain't gon be us this year:rolleyes: Look we had a quarter of the ages and still just barely escaped with a win. That GS team is too good to lose another 3 games in row to us.
     
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    To be fair, it's hard to sustain that level of shooting for an entire game. I expected the Rockets to cool off.

    And with Golden State being very good on offense even without Curry...
     
  13. Beavis Stiffler

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    I remember not long ago when Gonzaga was a #1 seed, they almost lost to a #16 seed. If the #1 seed is a mid-major conference team, then they're more likely to be upset by a #16 seed.

    Here's a video of the Princeton-Georgetown game in 1989.

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/R_0O9G_2QvE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Also, here's a 30 For 30 story about the game.

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/d5N8Qy4ea1c" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5yHlOwFFsyY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  14. Beavis Stiffler

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    bump

    So far, 0 for 3 for #16 seeds with Holy Cross coming up tonight. This will not be the year.

    I guess it's the NBA's turn, with the playoffs next month, for any team to comeback from a 0-3 series deficit and win 4 consecutive games.
     
  15. Beavis Stiffler

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    bump.

    Is this happening tonight?
     
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    If this happens, every bracket is done for.
     
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    Its not a matter of if anymore.
     
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    My guess would have been a comeback from an 0-3 NBA series.

    I expected (and still believe) an injury will be the primary reason it happens.
     
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