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NBA playoffs: Where is the Warriors’ postseason run among the best all-time?

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NBA playoffs: Where is the Warriors’ postseason run among the best all-time?

The Golden State Warriors couldn’t quite achieve perfection in the postseason, as they dropped Game 4 to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, but their playoff run was still spectacular, as they went 16-1 en route to their second title in three seasons.

With the talent on their roster, an impressive 67-15 regular season and the playoff run, there has been plenty of talk about whether the 2016-17 Warriors are the greatest team ever.

We’re here to figure out where the Warriors’ postseason performance stands among the best playoff runs. We eliminated teams that didn’t play at least three series. It’s impressive to win it all with only one loss, but only beating two teams to do doesn’t really qualify as a run. And since it’s difficult to compare different eras, I took note of the team’s record, their point differential (net rating was not available for all years), Hall of Famers they beat along the way, and injuries to the opposition that help the eventual champions.

Here are the eight best postseason runs in NBA history, ranked in descending order: .

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