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 127.2, defensive rating of 120.6, 39.0 free-throw attempts, and 25.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.36 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 120.6, defensive rating of 127.2, 16.0 free-throw attempts, 27.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.37 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 0.635 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 5.9 vs 13.6 .
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 Anthony Davis and Jusuf Nurkic based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Anthony Davis for the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 15.0 , 4.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.236. While Jusuf Nurkic put up 13.0 and made 9.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.143.