Teams to Come Back From 2-0 NBA Finals: Bucks Look to Join Select Few

Isaiah De Los Santos
Teams to come back from 2-0 NBA Finals: The Milwaukee Bucks look to make history.
Teams to come back from 2-0 NBA Finals: The Milwaukee Bucks look to make history. / Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The Milwaukee Bucks have made a miraculous recovery after the first two games of the NBA Finals to tie things up with the Phoenix Suns at 2-2. Milwaukee defended home court in Games 3 and 4 after going down 2-0 to start the series, and now they have a chance to take a 3-2 series lead with a victory in Game 5.

Teams to Come Back From 2-0 NBA Finals

Milwaukee coming back from 2-0 and winning the NBA Finals would be historic.

How Many Teams Have Come Back From 2-0 NBA Finals?

Only four teams in NBA history have come back from a 2-0 deficit in the NBA Finals. The Bucks would be the fifth to ever accomplish that if they defeat the Suns.

Who is the Last Team to Come Back From a 2-0 Deficit in the NBA Finals?

The Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016 were the last to win the NBA title after intially trailing 2-0 in the series. They eventually won the NBA Finals in Game 7 on the road against the Golden State Warriors.

Teams to Come Back From 2-0 NBA

- Cleveland Cavaliers, 2016 (won in 7 games vs Golden State Warriors)
- Miami Heat, 2006 (won in 6 games vs Dallas Mavericks)
- Portland Trail Blazers, 1977 (won in 6 games vs Philadelphia 76ers)
- Boston Celtics, 1969 (won in 7 games vs Los Angeles Lakers)

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