2011 Memphis Grizzlies Vault Onto List of Top 10 Cinderella Stories in NBA Playoff History

2011 Memphis Grizzlies Vault Onto List of Top 10 Cinderella Stories in NBA Playoff History You don’t often hear Cinderella stories told in the NBA playoffs. Usually when two teams duke it out over the course of seven — or even five — games, the better one wins. It’s rare that you see an upset, and even rarer that you see a low-seeded team pull off multiple ones in one spring.

But when it does happen, it can captivate the basketball world. We watch sports to expect the unexpected, and when the unexpected happens, it grips us. 

Here are 10 teams that surprised us all by defying the odds and finding postseason success.

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