The 2018 West Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets outdueled Golden State Warriors , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Golden State Warriors ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Golden State Warriors had an offensive rating of 97.9, defensive rating of 102.2, 14.0 free-throw attempts, and 27.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 102.2, defensive rating of 97.9, 27.0 free-throw attempts, 38.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.316 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Golden State Warriors finished the game with a record of 94 , and Houston Rockets recorded Golden State Warriors possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats,Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.468 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.0 vs 17.0 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2018 West Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Kevin Durant and James Harden based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Kevin Durant for the Golden State Warriors in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 24.0 and made 9.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 11.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.184. While James Harden put up 26.0 and made 11.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 2.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.178.