They also played each other 126 times and split the games, 63-63.
San Francisco would split their next 2 games at home and have a 3-3 record.
The teams split the eight games played from 2003 to 2010.
But they lost twice here and have now split six games with the A's this season.
The teams split their four games during the regular season, and each one was 0-2 on its home court.
In 1998 they were 7-3, then split six games, losing two of their last three.
"So many times you split the first two games at home," Smith said.
In the final against Boston, the teams split the first four games.
The teams have split their previous four games, each winning at home.
During the regular season, the teams split two games, with each winning at home.