2008 - Beat Atlanta 4-3; Beat Cleveland 4-3; vs. Detroit.
2006-07 - Didn't make playoffs.
2005 - Lost to Indiana 4-3.
2004 - Lost to Indiana 4-0.
2003 - Beat Indiana 4-2; lost to New Jersey 4-0.
2002 - Beat Philadelphia 3-2; Beat Detroit 4-1; lost to New Jersey 4-2.
1996-2001 - Didn't make playoffs.
1995 - Lost to Orlando 3-1.
1994 - Didn't make playoffs.
1993 - Lost to Charlotte 3-1.
1992 - Beat Indiana 3-0; Lost to Cleveland 4-3.
1991 - Beat Indiana 3-2; Lost to Detroit 4-2.
1990 - Lost to New York 3-2.
1989 - Lost to Detroit 3-0.
1988 - Beat New York 3-1; Beat Atlanta 4-3; Lost to Detroit 4-2.
1987 - Beat Chicago 3-0; Beat Milwaukee 4-3; Beat Detroit 4-3; Lost to L.A. Lakers 4-2.
1986 - Beat Chicago 3-0; Beat Atlanta 4-1; Beat Milwaukee 4-0; Beat Houston 4-2. NBA Champions.
1985 - Beat Cleveland 3-1; Beat Detroit 4-2; Beat Philadelphia 4-1; Lost to L.A. Lakers 4-2.
1984 - Beat Washington 3-1; Beat New York 4-3; Beat Milwaukee 4-1; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-3. NBA Champions.
1983 - Beat Atlanta 2-1; Lost to Milwaukee 4-0.
1982 - Beat Washington 4-1; Lost to Philadelphia 4-3.
1981 - Beat Chicago 4-0; Beat Philadelphia 4-3; Beat Houston 4-2. NBA Champions.
1980 - Beat Houston 4-0; Lost to Philadelphia 4-1.
1978-79 - Didn't make playoffs.
1977 - Beat San Antonio 2-0; Lost to Philadelphia 4-3.
1976 - Beat Buffalo 4-2; Beat Cleveland 4-2; Beat Phoenix 4-2. NBA Champions.
1975 - Beat Houston 4-1; Lost to Washington 4-2.
1974 - Beat Buffalo 4-2; Beat New York 4-1; Beat Milwaukee 4-3. NBA Champions.
1973 - Beat Atlanta 4-2; Lost to New York 4-3.
1972 - Beat Atlanta 4-2; Lost to New York 4-1.
1970-71 - Didn't make playoffs.
1969 - Beat Philadelphia 4-1; Beat New York 4-2; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-3.
NBA Champions.
1968 - Beat Detroit 4-2; Beat Philadelphia 4-3; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-2.
NBA Champions.
1967 - Beat New York 3-1; Lost to Philadelphia 4-1.
1966 - Beat Cincinnati 3-2; Beat Philadelphia 4-1; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-3.
NBA Champions.
1965 - Beat Philadelphia 4-3; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-1. NBA Champions.
1964 - Beat Cincinnati 4-1; Beat San Francisco 4-1. NBA Champions.
1963 - Beat Cincinnati 4-3; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-2. NBA Champions.
1962 - Beat Philadelphia 4-3; Beat L.A. Lakers 4-3. NBA Champions.
1961 - Beat Syracuse 4-1; Beat St. Louis 4-1. NBA Champions.
1960 - Beat Philadelphia 4-2; Beat St. Louis 4-3. NBA Champions.
1959 - Beat Syracuse 4-3; Beat Minneapolis Lakers 4-0. NBA Champions.
1958 - Beat Philadelphia 4-1; Lost to St. Louis 4-2.
1957 - Beat Syracuse 3-0; Beat St. Louis 4-3. NBA Champions.
1956 - Lost to Syracuse 2-1.
1955 - Beat New York 2-1; Lost to Syracuse 3-1.
1954 - Beat New York 2-0 and Lost to Syracuse 2-0 in round robin; Lost to Syracuse 2-0.
1953 - Beat Syracuse 2-0; Lost to New York 3-1.
1952 - Lost to New York 2-1.
1951 - Lost to New York 2-0.
1949-50 - Didn't make playoffs.
1948 - Lost to Chicago 2-1.
1947 - Didn't make playoffs.
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