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 102.1, defensive rating of 88.3, 23.0 free-throw attempts, and 39.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Cleveland Cavaliers had an offensive rating of 88.3, defensive rating of 102.1, 19.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.265 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 94 , 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 0.48 percent, Boston Celtics had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.6 vs 16.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers matchup of the 2018 East Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Jayson Tatum and LeBron James based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Jayson Tatum for the Boston Celtics in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 7.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.221. While LeBron James put up 22.0 and made 11.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.181.