Houston Rockets

Game 2 102.0 - 82.0
Game Date: 2018-04-18

Minnesota Timberwolves

Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves : Game 2 102.0 - 82.0

Game Date: 2018-04-18

Houston Rockets's Basic Boxscore
Houston Rockets's Advanced Boxscore
Minnesota Timberwolves's Basic Boxscore
Minnesota Timberwolves's Advanced Boxscore
Houston Rockets's Shot Chart
Win Probability: Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves
Minnesota Timberwolves's Shot Chart

Key Players For This Game

Trevor Ariza

Nickname: Trevor

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Andrew

Andrew Wiggins

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Houston Rockets Boxscore Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves Boxscore Summary
Trevor's Shot Chart Summary
Andrew's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets outdueled Minnesota Timberwolves , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Minnesota Timberwolves ’s 1 playoff games victories.

As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 106.3, defensive rating of 87.2, 21.0 free-throw attempts, and 52.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.308 percent clip as a team. Minnesota Timberwolves had an offensive rating of 87.2, defensive rating of 106.3, 21.0 free-throw attempts, 18.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.278 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 96 , and Minnesota Timberwolves recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Minnesota Timberwolves’s based on the advanced stats, Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.448 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 9.4 vs 17.0.

The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Trevor Ariza and Andrew Wiggins based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Trevor Ariza for the Houston Rockets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 5.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.076. While Andrew Wiggins put up 14.0 and made 6.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.122.