Playoffs facts for kids
The playoffs, postseason, or finals are a series of games played after the regular season of a particular sports league. They are played by the most successful teams of the season. It is used to determine the season's champion. The teams that play in the playoffs are the ones with the most wins or points during the regular season.
Playoffs are usually, but not always, done with a single-elimination system.
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