The 2019 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, Portland Trail Blazers outdueled Oklahoma City Thunder , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Oklahoma City Thunder ’s 1 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 103.0, defensive rating of 97.1, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 25.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.44 percent clip as a team. Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 97.1, defensive rating of 103.0, 23.0 free-throw attempts, 33.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.152 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers finished the game with a record of 101 , and Oklahoma City Thunder recorded Portland Trail Blazers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Portland Trail Blazers vs Oklahoma City Thunder’s based on the advanced stats, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.483 percent, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.7 vs 18.8 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder matchup of the 2019 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Enes Kanter and Russell Westbrook based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Enes Kanter for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 8.0 , 7.0 offensive rebounds 11.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.238. While Russell Westbrook put up 17.0 and made 8.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.22.