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NBA playoffs: How sweep it is?

Updated: April 26, 2013, 11:44 AM ET

Five of the 16 teams in the NBA playoffs -- the Bucks, Hawks, Celtics, Lakers and Rockets -- have yet to win a game. And that doesn't bode well for their postseason survival. Why? According to the Elias Sports Bureau, 51 of the 83 teams that have taken a 2-0 series lead have finished off their opponent in four or five games. Is it the familiar surroundings and fan support that make the home teams so dominant in the first round? Or is the gulf between the top seeds and the rest ...

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