Several ABA teams entered the NBA as expansion teams under the terms of the NBA-ABA merger
First Round
Semi-Finals
Conf. Finals
Finals
BOS 2
SA 0
WAS 2
CLE 1
GS 2
DET 1
POR 2
CHI 1
PHI 4
BOS 3
HOU 4
WAS 2
LAL 4
GS 3
DEN 2
POR 4
PHI 4
HOU 2
LAL 0
POR 4
 
PHI 2
POR 4
Champ
POR
1976-77 NBA Champion Portland Trail Blazers

First Round

Best of 3-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
4/12vs Chicago (6)W  96-83 1-0
4/15at Chicago (6)L  104-107 1-1
4/17vs Chicago (6)W  106-98 2-1

Conference Semifinals

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
4/20at Denver (2)W  101-100 1-0
4/22at Denver (2)L  110-121 1-1
4/24vs Denver (2)W  110-106 2-1
4/26vs Denver (2)W  105-96 3-1
5/1at Denver (2)L  105-114
OT
3-2
5/2vs Denver (2)W  108-92 4-2

Conference Finals

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
5/6at LA Lakers (1)W  121-109 1-0
5/8at LA Lakers (1)W  99-97 2-0
5/10vs LA Lakers (1)W  102-97 3-0
5/13vs LA Lakers (1)W  105-101 4-0

NBA Finals

Best of 7-game series
Date    OpponentResultScoreSeries
5/22at Philadelphia (1)L  101-107 0-1
5/26at Philadelphia (1)L  89-107 0-2
5/29vs Philadelphia (1)W  129-107 1-2
5/31vs Philadelphia (1)W  130-98 2-2
6/3at Philadelphia (1)W  110-104 3-2
6/5vs Philadelphia (1)W  109-107 4-2
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