*The Kings are 0-2 in Conference Semis when they don't have the home court advantage. They won the only Semis in which they did have that advantage.
*The Pacers are 5-0 lifetime in the Conference Semis.
*The Hornets are 0-4 lifetime in the Conference Semis.
*The Pistons and Lakers both will get to play the teams that eliminated them last season.
*Of course, this is the Minnesota Timberwolves first experience in the Semis.
*The Nets have won 8 of their last 9 Conference Semifinal games.