The 2004 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the Conference Semi-Finals of the 2004 NBA Playoffs, San Antonio Spurs outdueled Los Angeles Lakers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Los Angeles Lakers ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 95.7, defensive rating of 85.7, 21.0 free-throw attempts, and 17.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.294 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 85.7, defensive rating of 95.7, 33.0 free-throw attempts, 10.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.4 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, San Antonio Spurs finished the game with a record of 92 , and Los Angeles Lakers recorded San Antonio Spurs possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Lakers’s based on the advanced stats, San Antonio Spurs had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.5 percent, San Antonio Spurs had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 16.3 vs 24.2.
The most impactful players on each team in the San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers matchup of the 2004 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Tim Duncan for the San Antonio Spurs in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 18.0 and made 13.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.297. While Kobe Bryant put up 26.0 and made 10.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.251.