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, Cleveland Cavaliers outdueled Indiana Pacers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Indiana Pacers ’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 106.5, defensive rating of 106.7, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 32.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.313 percent clip as a team. Indiana Pacers had an offensive rating of 106.7, defensive rating of 106.5, 27.0 free-throw attempts, 20.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.3 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Cleveland Cavaliers finished the game with a record of 92 , 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 0.521 percent, Cleveland Cavaliers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.2 vs 19.1.
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 Domantas Sabonis based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. LeBron James for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 24.0 and made 14.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.371. While Domantas Sabonis put up 12.0 and made 8.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.174.