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 133.3, defensive rating of 114.4, 17.0 free-throw attempts, and 24.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.417 percent clip as a team. Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 114.4, defensive rating of 133.3, 12.0 free-throw attempts, 24.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.25 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, San Antonio Spurs finished the game with a record of 90 , 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, San Antonio Spurs had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.631 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 7.8 vs 8.9 .
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 16.0 and made 12.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.175. While Nikola Jokic put up 30.0 and made 19.0, 6.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.262.