The 2019 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, Oklahoma City Thunder outdueled Portland Trail Blazers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Portland Trail Blazers ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 121.2, defensive rating of 110.2, 39.0 free-throw attempts, and 29.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.517 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 110.2, defensive rating of 121.2, 24.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.387 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Oklahoma City Thunder finished the game with a record of 99 , and Portland Trail Blazers recorded Oklahoma City Thunder possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Oklahoma City Thunder vs Portland Trail Blazers’s based on the advanced stats, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.578 percent, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.2 vs 18.4.
The most impactful players on each team in the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Portland Trail Blazers matchup of the 2019 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Russell Westbrook for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 22.0 and made 11.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 11.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.195. While Damian Lillard put up 21.0 and made 10.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.163.