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, Golden State Warriors outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’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 119.8, defensive rating of 92.5, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 38.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.421 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 92.5, defensive rating of 119.8, 17.0 free-throw attempts, 39.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.385 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Golden State Warriors finished the game with a record of 96 , 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, Golden State Warriors had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.586 percent, Golden State Warriors had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.5 vs 22.6.
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 Klay Thompson and James Harden based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Klay Thompson for the Golden State Warriors in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 13.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.229. While James Harden put up 24.0 and made 10.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.147.