The 2018 East Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics outdueled Cleveland Cavaliers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Cleveland Cavaliers ’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 112.6, defensive rating of 98.9, 20.0 free-throw attempts, and 31.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.323 percent clip as a team. Cleveland Cavaliers had an offensive rating of 98.9, defensive rating of 112.6, 17.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.323 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 95 , and Cleveland Cavaliers recorded Boston Celtics possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Boston Celtics vs Cleveland Cavaliers’s based on the advanced stats,Cleveland Cavaliers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.525 percent, Boston Celtics had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.3 vs 15.8.
The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers matchup of the 2018 East Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Marcus Smart and LeBron James based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Marcus Smart for the Boston Celtics in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 9.0 and made 3.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 2.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.184. While LeBron James put up 29.0 and made 16.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 12.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.238.