The 2019 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets 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 San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 126.9, defensive rating of 117.4, 32.0 free-throw attempts, and 18.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.389 percent clip as a team. Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 117.4, defensive rating of 126.9, 17.0 free-throw attempts, 29.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.517 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, San Antonio Spurs finished the game with a record of 93 , and Denver Nuggets recorded San Antonio Spurs possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating San Antonio Spurs vs Denver Nuggets’s based on the advanced stats,Denver Nuggets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.611 percent, San Antonio Spurs had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.5 vs 14.1.
The most impactful players on each team in the San Antonio Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets matchup of the 2019 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Derrick White and Nikola Jokic based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Derrick White for the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 15.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.272. While Nikola Jokic put up 14.0 and made 8.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.187.