The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trail Blazers 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 New Orleans Pelicans had an offensive rating of 115.5, defensive rating of 100.0, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 27.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.407 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 115.5, 25.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.29 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New Orleans Pelicans finished the game with a record of 103 , and Portland Trail Blazers recorded New Orleans Pelicans possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating New Orleans Pelicans vs Portland Trail Blazers’s based on the advanced stats, New Orleans Pelicans had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.592 percent, New Orleans Pelicans had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.6 vs 23.5.
The most impactful players on each team in the New Orleans Pelicans vs. Portland Trail Blazers matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Nikola Mirotic and Al-Farouq Aminu based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Nikola Mirotic for the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 12.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.276. While Al-Farouq Aminu put up 15.0 and made 8.0, 4.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.156.