The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors outdueled San Antonio Spurs , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to San Antonio Spurs ’s 1 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 116.5, defensive rating of 95.8, 22.0 free-throw attempts, and 22.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.455 percent clip as a team. San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 95.8, defensive rating of 116.5, 24.0 free-throw attempts, 22.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.409 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Golden State Warriors finished the game with a record of 97 , and San Antonio Spurs recorded Golden State Warriors possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Golden State Warriors vs San Antonio Spurs’s based on the advanced stats, Golden State Warriors had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.605 percent, San Antonio Spurs had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 13.5 vs 15.5 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Kevin Durant and Rudy Gay based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Kevin Durant for the Golden State Warriors in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 17.0 and made 9.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.24. While Rudy Gay put up 12.0 and made 5.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.183.