BASKETBALL - The top seeded Chicago Bulls were eliminated in the first round of the NBA playoffs by the Philadelphia 76ers, the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. It is only the fifth time since the current postseason format was introduced in 1984 that an eighth seeded team has knocked out a top seed.
NBA eighth seed knocking top seed out of playoffs
1994 - Denver Nuggets eliminated Seattle SuperSonics
1999 - New York Knicks eliminated Miami Heat
2007 - Golden State Warriors eliminated Dallas Mavericks
2011 - Memphis Grizzlies eliminated San Antonio Spurs
2012 - Philadelphia 76ers eliminated Chicago Bulls