The 2018 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Indiana Pacers 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 Cleveland Cavaliers had an offensive rating of 85.1, defensive rating of 104.3, 20.0 free-throw attempts, and 34.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.235 percent clip as a team. Indiana Pacers had an offensive rating of 104.3, defensive rating of 85.1, 25.0 free-throw attempts, 28.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.393 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Cleveland Cavaliers finished the game with a record of 94 , and Indiana Pacers recorded Cleveland Cavaliers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers’s based on the advanced stats,Indiana Pacers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.525 percent, Indiana Pacers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.7 vs 18.1 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Indiana Pacers matchup of the 2018 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were LeBron James and Victor Oladipo based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. LeBron James for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 17.0 and made 7.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 12.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.208. While Victor Oladipo put up 19.0 and made 11.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.274.