Atlanta Hawks and the Longest Time Between Eastern Conference Finals Appearances

TEAM SPAN (SEASONS IN BETWEEN) PREVIOUS CONF. FINALS APP. (OR FIRST SEASON*) LAST CONF. FINALS APP. NOTES
1. Atlanta Hawks 44 1969-70 2014-15 1969-70 Hawks were in Western Div. Finals
2. Washington Wizards 36 1978-79 Active Includes Washington Bullets (1978-79 thru 1996-97)
3. Brooklyn Nets 25 1976-77* 2001-02 as New Jersey Nets
3. Charlotte Hornets 25 1988-89* Active Includes Charlotte Bobcats (2004-05 thru 2013-14)
5. Detroit Pistons 24 1961-62 1986-87 1961-62 Pistons were in Western Div. Finals
6. Toronto Raptors 20 1995-96* Active
7. New York Knicks 18 1973-74 1992-93
8. Indiana Pacers 17 1976-77* 1993-94
9. Cleveland Cavaliers 15 1975-76 1991-92
9. New York Knicks 15 1952-53 1968-69
9. New York Knicks 15 1999-00 Active
9. Philadelphia 76ers 15 1984-85 2000-01
13. Cleveland Cavaliers 14 1991-92 2006-07
13. Milwaukee Bucks 14 1985-86 2000-01
13. Milwaukee Bucks 14 2000-01 Active
13. Philadelphia 76ers 14 2000-01 Active
17. Boston Celtics 13 1987-88 2001-02
17. Chicago Bulls 13 1974-75 1988-89
19. Brooklyn Nets 12 2002-03 Active Includes New Jersey Nets (2002-03 thru 2011-12)
19. Chicago Bulls 12 1997-98 2010-11
19. Orlando Magic 12 1995-96 2008-09
22. Detroit Pistons 11 1990-91 2002-03

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