The 2018 East Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Cleveland Cavaliers 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 Cleveland Cavaliers had an offensive rating of 120.8, defensive rating of 91.5, 30.0 free-throw attempts, and 34.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.5 percent clip as a team. Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 91.5, defensive rating of 120.8, 28.0 free-throw attempts, 22.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.273 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Cleveland Cavaliers finished the game with a record of 96 , and Boston Celtics recorded Cleveland Cavaliers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics’s based on the advanced stats, Cleveland Cavaliers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.599 percent, Cleveland Cavaliers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.6 vs 16.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics matchup of the 2018 East Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were LeBron James and Jayson Tatum based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. LeBron James for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 12.0 and made 8.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 12.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.278. While Jayson Tatum put up 10.0 and made 6.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 1.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.104.