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, Denver Nuggets outdueled San Antonio Spurs , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to San Antonio Spurs ’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 117.5, defensive rating of 107.1, 26.0 free-throw attempts, and 24.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.417 percent clip as a team. San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 107.1, defensive rating of 117.5, 25.0 free-throw attempts, 18.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.278 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Denver Nuggets finished the game with a record of 97 , 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, Denver Nuggets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.539 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.2 vs 10.2.
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 DeMar DeRozan based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Nikola Jokic for the Denver Nuggets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 7.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 10.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.176. While DeMar DeRozan put up 19.0 and made 11.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.229.