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 111.8, defensive rating of 93.1, 21.0 free-throw attempts, and 32.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.406 percent clip as a team. Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 93.1, defensive rating of 111.8, 28.0 free-throw attempts, 28.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.179 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers finished the game with a record of 102 , 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 0.539 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.8 vs 15.8.
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 CJ McCollum and Paul George based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. CJ McCollum for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 22.0 and made 12.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.268. While Paul George put up 20.0 and made 11.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.151.