NBA Games with the Most Overtimes in the Playoffs

This list shows the longest games in NBA history, only including games with more overtimes in the Playoffs.

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Longest Games in NBA History
Playoffs

Overtimes
Game
Details
4 OT
111
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105   4 OT
1952-53 (PL) / Mar 21, 1953 / at Boston /
Eastern Division Semifinals
3 OT
142
-
134   3 OT
2012-13 (PL) / Apr 27, 2013 / at Chicago /
Eastern Conference First Round
133
-
123   3 OT
2010-11 (PL) / May 9, 2011 / at Memphis /
Western Conference Semifinals
128
-
127   3 OT
2008-09 (PL) / Apr 30, 2009 / at Chicago /
Eastern Conference First Round
127
-
120   3 OT
2003-04 (PL) / May 14, 2004 / at Detroit /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
129
-
121   3 OT
1992-93 (PL) / Jun 13, 1993 / at Chicago /
Finals
128
-
126   3 OT
1975-76 (PL) / Jun 4, 1976 / at Boston /
Finals
2 OT
113
-
106   2 OT
2014-15 (PL) / Apr 23, 2015 / at Milwaukee /
Eastern Conference First Round
129
-
127   2 OT
2012-13 (PL) / May 6, 2013 / at San Antonio /
Western Conference Semifinals
121
-
118   2 OT
2008-09 (PL) / Apr 26, 2009 / at Chicago /
Eastern Conference First Round
117
-
115   2 OT
2007-08 (PL) / Apr 19, 2008 / at San Antonio /
Western Conference First Round
109
-
107   2 OT
2006-07 (PL) / May 31, 2007 / at Detroit /
Eastern Conference Finals
125
-
118   2 OT
2005-06 (PL) / May 16, 2006 / at Phoenix /
Western Conference Semifinals
108
-
105   2 OT
2004-05 (PL) / Apr 28, 2005 / at New Jersey /
Eastern Conference First Round
110
-
101   2 OT
2002-03 (PL) / May 12, 2003 / at Boston /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
141
-
137   2 OT
2002-03 (PL) / May 10, 2003 / at Sacramento /
Western Conference Semifinals
120
-
109   2 OT
2001-02 (PL) / May 2, 2002 / at New Jersey /
Eastern Conference First Round
109
-
101   2 OT
1993-94 (PL) / May 17, 1994 / at Utah /
Western Conference Semifinals
110
-
106   2 OT
1992-93 (PL) / May 14, 1993 / at Charlotte /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
99
-
98   2 OT
1992-93 (PL) / May 1, 1993 / at Boston /
Eastern Conference First Round
153
-
151   2 OT
1991-92 (PL) / May 11, 1992 / at Phoenix /
Western Conference Semifinals
138
-
132   2 OT
1989-90 (PL) / May 15, 1990 / at Portland /
Western Conference Semifinals
119
-
115   2 OT
1987-88 (PL) / May 26, 1988 / at Boston /
Eastern Conference Finals
128
-
125   2 OT
1986-87 (PL) / May 14, 1987 / at Seattle /
Western Conference Semifinals
138
-
137   2 OT
1986-87 (PL) / May 10, 1987 / at Milwaukee /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
126
-
122   2 OT
1985-86 (PL) / May 8, 1986 / at Denver /
Western Conference Semifinals
114
-
113   2 OT
1985-86 (PL) / Apr 25, 1986 / at Detroit /
Eastern Conference First Round
135
-
131   2 OT
1985-86 (PL) / Apr 20, 1986 / at Boston /
Eastern Conference First Round
139
-
131   2 OT
1984-85 (PL) / Apr 18, 1985 / at Dallas /
Western Conference First Round
131
-
126   2 OT
1981-82 (PL) / May 5, 1982 / at Boston /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
133
-
129   2 OT
1975-76 (PL) / May 9, 1976 / at Phoenix /
Western Conference Finals
102
-
101   2 OT
1973-74 (PL) / May 10, 1974 / at Boston /
Finals
117
-
110   2 OT
1972-73 (PL) / Apr 22, 1973 / at New York /
Eastern Conference Finals
120
-
117   2 OT
1969-70 (PL) / Mar 26, 1970 / at New York /
Eastern Division Semifinals
138
-
132   2 OT
1967-68 (PL) / Mar 27, 1968 / at Philadelphia /
Eastern Division Semifinals
125
-
123   2 OT
1956-57 (PL) / Apr 13, 1957 / at Boston /
Finals
125
-
123   2 OT
1956-57 (PL) / Mar 30, 1957 / at Boston /
Finals
143
-
135   2 OT
1956-57 (PL) / Mar 25, 1957 / at Minneapolis /
Western Division Finals
88
-
87   2 OT
1951-52 (PL) / Mar 26, 1952 / at Boston /
Eastern Division Semifinals