The 2019 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs, San Antonio Spurs outdueled Denver Nuggets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Denver Nuggets ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 102.1, defensive rating of 108.6, 24.0 free-throw attempts, and 28.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.214 percent clip as a team. San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 108.6, defensive rating of 102.1, 20.0 free-throw attempts, 15.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.467 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Denver Nuggets finished the game with a record of 94 , and San Antonio Spurs recorded Denver Nuggets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Denver Nuggets vs San Antonio Spurs’s based on the advanced stats,San Antonio Spurs had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.524 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.6 vs 11.8.
The most impactful players on each team in the Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs matchup of the 2019 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Nikola Jokic and Bryn Forbes based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Nikola Jokic for the Denver Nuggets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 9.0 and made 4.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 11.0 defensive rebounds, 14.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.212. While Bryn Forbes put up 9.0 and made 6.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.137.