The Austin Toros came back from a 0-1 deficit to win the 2012 D-League title against the Los Angeles D-Fenders. The Toros won Game 2 and the deciding Game 3 in Los Angeles.
The D-Fenders had the league’s best record followed by the Toros, who were a third seed.
Springfield had the second seed. Expansion Canton beat the Armor in the first round.
The Toros began their championship run with a 2-1 series victory against fifth-seeded Erie. In fact, Austin lost Game 1 of all three of its series only to win the the final two games of each one.