The Lowest Seed to Win The NBA Finals: Underdogs on Top!

GettyImages 81370128 e1685968473284
(Photo by John W. McDonough/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images)

So you're wondering who the lowest seed to win an NBA finals is?

There are few certainties in this life. Death, taxes, and that history will be told by the victor. None could be more true in the NBA, who has seen over 75% of it's champions rank above a #3 seed. But lets all be honest, who doesn't love a good underdog story?

Related: 10 NBA Teams With The Most Championships

The Miami Heat are currently trying to complete history by becoming the first #8 seed to win an NBA championship. They have quite the tall task in front of them however in Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets.

Here's a look at the five lowest seeds to win the NBA finals.

1. Houston Rockets #6 Seed

2. Boston Celtics #4 Seed

3. Golden State Warriors #3 Seed

4. Dallas Mavericks #3 Seed

5. San Antonio Spurs #3 Seed

Did you like this article?
Thumbs Up
Thumbs Down