Double Dribble

An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett

Flashback: Month-long NBA playoff series coming Thursday

Philadelphia 76ers' Allen Iverson reacts during the first

Philadelphia 76ers' Allen Iverson reacts during the first quarter of their game against the Toronto Raptors during the second round of the NBA playoffs. (May 16, 2001) (Credit: AP)

Believe it or not, we're just about one month away from the NBA postseason. The regular season comes to an end on Thursday, April 26, and the playoffs begin two days later, on April 28.

You can expect plenty of news and analysis in the Double Dribble leading up to the playoffs, including a look at the playoff picture each Monday.

Additionally, starting Thursday, we're going to open a 30-day blog series titled "Flashback," profiling the most memorable NBA playoff games of the last 20 years.

Each day, we'll profile a playoff moment for a selected team. It may not be the most high profile game since the 1991-92 season, but for one reason or another, it had a profound impact on the season, and in some cases, on the franchise.

You can expect recaps of the games, key players in the series, the context of the playoff moment, and highlights from the game.

Here's the schedule, which was determined in reverse order of franchise NBA championships. The series wraps up on the eve of the postseason:

March 29: Bobcats
March 30: Grizzlies
March 31: Clippers
April 1: Hornets
April 2: Timberwolves
April 3: Raptors
April 4: Cavaliers
April 5: Magic
April 6: Suns
April 7: Jazz
April 8: Nuggets
April 9: Mavericks
April 10: Blazers
April 11: Kings
April 12: Thunder
April 13: Wizards
April 14: Heat
April 15: Hawks
April 16: Bucks
April 17: Rockets
April 18: Nets
April 19: Knicks
April 20: Pacers
April 21: Warriors
April 22: 76ers
April 23: Pistons
April 24: Spurs
April 25: Bulls
April 26: Lakers
April 27: Celtics

Tags: NBA playoffs , Flashback

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