Example sentences for: playoffs

How can you use “playoffs” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Of course it wrote a suck-up about Michael Jordan during the NBA playoffs, a suck-up about Robert Redford for the release of The Horse Whisperer , a suck-up about Warren Beatty for Bulworth . (Click for another reason Brown favors celebrity.)

  • When lured out of retirement a year ago--he was "bored to death" of fishing and golfing--the Pacers had just finished a miserable 39-43 season, had missed the playoffs, and were led by a core of aging, disgruntled players.

  • 2) The Arizona Cardinals made the playoffs for the first time in 16 years by winning their final game the same exciting way they won three other games down the stretch: on a field goal as time expired.

  • With free-agency, expansion, and three levels of playoffs, it is much harder to win today than in past years.

  • By January 1989, when the Bengals reached the playoffs, what had begun as a struggle for individual expression ended in an avalanche of conformity.

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