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, 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 San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 107.3, defensive rating of 123.2, 32.0 free-throw attempts, and 17.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.294 percent clip as a team. Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 123.2, defensive rating of 107.3, 24.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.484 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, San Antonio Spurs finished the game with a record of 96 , 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 0.534 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 8.4 vs 10.4 .
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 DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Jokic based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. DeMar DeRozan for the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 13.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.109. While Nikola Jokic put up 22.0 and made 10.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.214.