Boston Celtics

Game 5 85.0 - 90.0
Game Date: 2005-05-03

Indiana Pacers

Boston Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers : Game 5 85.0 - 90.0

Game Date: 2005-05-03

Boston Celtics's Basic Boxscore
Boston Celtics's Advanced Boxscore
Indiana Pacers's Basic Boxscore
Indiana Pacers's Advanced Boxscore
Boston Celtics's Shot Chart
Win Probability: Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers's Shot Chart

Key Players For This Game

Paul Pierce

Nickname: Paul

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Jermaine

Jermaine O'Neal

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Boston Celtics Boxscore Summary
Indiana Pacers Boxscore Summary
Paul's Shot Chart Summary
Jermaine's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2005 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Boston Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2005 NBA Playoffs, Indiana Pacers outdueled Boston Celtics , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Boston Celtics ’s 3 playoff games victories.

As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 93.4, defensive rating of 96.8, 30.0 free-throw attempts, and 14.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.286 percent clip as a team. Indiana Pacers had an offensive rating of 96.8, defensive rating of 93.4, 26.0 free-throw attempts, 15.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.4 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 91 , and Indiana Pacers recorded Boston Celtics possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Boston Celtics vs Indiana Pacers’s based on the advanced stats,Indiana Pacers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.5 percent, Indiana Pacers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 19.4 vs 24.2 .

The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Indiana Pacers matchup of the 2005 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Paul Pierce and Jermaine O'Neal based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Paul Pierce for the Boston Celtics in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 13.0 and made 6.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.138. While Jermaine O'Neal put up 19.0 and made 7.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.133.