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Clippers, Rockets Comebacks Among Most Improbable In NBA Playoffs History (VIDEO)

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Houston Rockets guard Clyde Drexler (22) shoots for two points for two points as he is defended by Orlando Magic center Shaquille O'Neal (32) and guard Anfernee Hardaway, right, during the first quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, Sunday, June 11, 1995, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) | AP

With the 2012 NBA Playoffs just barely out of the gate for Round 1, the postseason already seems to be shaping up to be chock-full of bedlam and comeback glory after the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from 27 points down to steal Game 1 from the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.

The Clippers were able to cut the lead down to 85-64 after three quarters. And with a barrage of 3-pointers and stout defense, Los Angeles managed to snatch the victory and come out on top with a crucial win on the road.

Of course, this isn't the first time that the playoffs have showcased an incredible comeback story. Driven by truculence and fervor, the NBA Playoffs have been home to some incredible fourth-quarter upsets in its 65 years of postseason history.

Below are some moments from the best NBA Playoff comebacks of all time. With so much action in the first round, who knows what Cinderella stories await us next?

All captions via Associated Press.

Best NBA Playoff Comebacks
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1994 Western Conference Semifinals Game 2
Phoenix 124 Houston 117, OT

The Suns trailed by 18 in Houston to start the fourth quarter and were down 104-84 with 10 minutes left. Phoenix held the Rockets to eight points in the quarter and Danny Ainge hit a three to tie the game at 108 to send the game into overtime.

1948 NBA Finals Game 2
Baltimore 66, Philadelphia 63

Baltimore overcame a 21-point halftime deficit and defeated the host Philadelphia Warriors.

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