The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans head-to-head, and both teams battled 4 times. Out of the 4 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, New Orleans Pelicans outdueled Portland Trail Blazers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Portland Trail Blazers ’s 0 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 96.0, defensive rating of 98.0, 12.0 free-throw attempts, and 39.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.308 percent clip as a team. New Orleans Pelicans had an offensive rating of 98.0, defensive rating of 96.0, 10.0 free-throw attempts, 24.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers finished the game with a record of 99 , and New Orleans Pelicans recorded Portland Trail Blazers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Portland Trail Blazers vs New Orleans Pelicans’s based on the advanced stats,New Orleans Pelicans had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.523 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.1 vs 15.2.
The most impactful players on each team in the Portland Trail Blazers vs. New Orleans Pelicans matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Damian Lillard and Anthony Davis based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Damian Lillard for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 6.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.091. While Anthony Davis put up 26.0 and made 14.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 12.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.201.