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NBA Playoffs 2020: Who has the longest active postseason streak?

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With a win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, the Toronto Raptors became the second team to clinch a berth in the 2020 NBA Playoffs, joining the Milwaukee Bucks.

Toronto has now clinched a spot in the postseason for seven consecutive years, including the 2019-20 season.

Who has the longest active postseason streak in the NBA? Below, find the league's 10 longest active postseason streaks.

NBA's Longest Active Playoff Streaks
Team Seasons Last Miss
San Antonio Spurs 22 1996-97
Golden State Warriors 7 2011-12
Houston Rockets 7 2011-12
Toronto Raptors 7* 2012-13
Portland Trail Blazers 6 2012-13
Boston Celtics 5 2014-15
Indiana Pacers 4 2015-16
Oklahoma City Thunder 4 2015-16
Milwaukee Bucks 4* 2016-17
Utah Jazz 3 2016-17

Indicates that the number of seasons includes the 2019-20 season.

While Houston appears to be set to make an eighth consecutive appearance, Golden State will miss out on the postseason after an injury-riddled year. San Antonio is still in the mix to extend its league-record streak to 23 seasons but will have to contend with Portland, among other teams.

Check back as teams continue to clinch their berths during the season's stretch run.

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