The 2019 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the Conference Semi-Finals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, Denver Nuggets outdueled Portland Trail Blazers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Portland Trail Blazers ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 119.1, defensive rating of 123.4, 28.0 free-throw attempts, and 28.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.429 percent clip as a team. Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 123.4, defensive rating of 119.1, 28.0 free-throw attempts, 25.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.44 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers finished the game with a record of 94 , and Denver Nuggets recorded Portland Trail Blazers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets’s based on the advanced stats, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.549 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.6 vs 14.9 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets matchup of the 2019 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were CJ McCollum and Nikola Jokic based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. CJ McCollum for the Portland Trail Blazers in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 10.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.157. While Nikola Jokic put up 15.0 and made 8.0, 6.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 11.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.198.