Kings' playoff history

Originally Published: June 3, 2004

SERIES BY SERIES BREAKDOWN
2003-04
Defeated Dallas, 4-1, first round
Lost to Minnesota, 4-3, conference semifinals
2002-03
Defeated Utah, 4-1, first round
Lost to Dallas, 4-3, conference semifinals
2001-02
Defeated Utah, 3-1, first round
Defeated Dallas, 4-1, conference semifinals
2000-01
Defeated Phoenix, 3-1, first round
Lost to L.A. Lakers, 4-0, conference semifinals
1990-00
Lost to L.A. Lakers, 3-2, first round
1998-99
Lost to Utah, 3-2, first round
1995-96
Lost to Seattle, 3-1, first round
1985-86
Lost to Houston, 3-0, first round
1983-84*
Lost to L.A. Lakers, 3-0, first round
1980-81*
Defeated Portland, 2-1, first round
Defeated Phoenix, 4-3, conference semifinals
Lost to Houston, 4-1, conference finals
1979-80*
Lost to Phoenix, 2-1, first round
1978-79*
Lost to Phoenix, 4-1, conference semifinals
1974-75*
Lost to Chicago, 4-2, conference semifinals
1966-67**
Lost to Philadelphia, 3-1, division semifinals
1965-66**
Lost to Boston, 3-2, division semifinals
1964-65**
Lost to Philadelphia, 3-1, division semifinals
1963-64**
Defeated Philadelphia, 3-2, division semifinals
Lost to Boston, 4-1, division finals
1962-63**
Defeated Syracuse, 3-2, division semifinals
Lost to Boston, 4-3, division finals
1961-62**
Lost to Detroit, 3-1, division semifinals
1957-58**
Lost to Detroit, 2-0, division semifinals
1954-55***
Lost to Minneapolis, 2-1, division semifinals
1953-54***
Advanced, 2-1, in three-team division round-robin
Lost to Minneapolis, 2-1, division finals
1952-53***
Lost to Fort Wayne, 2-1, division semifinals
1951-52***
Defeated Fort Wayne, 2-0, division semifinals
Lost to Minneapolis, 3-1, division finals
1950-51***
Defeated Fort Wayne, 2-1, division semifinals
Defeated Minneapolis, 3-1, division finals
Defeated New York, 4-3, NBA finals
1949-50***
Lost to Fort Wayne, 3-1, division semifinals
1948-49***
Defeated St. Louis, 2-0, conference semifinals
Lost to Minneapolis, 2-0, conference finals
Note: *Kansas City Kings **Cincinnati Royals ***Rochester Royals