The 2020 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Portland Trail Blazers outdueled Los Angeles Lakers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Los Angeles Lakers ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 91.2, defensive rating of 97.1, 31.0 free-throw attempts, and 32.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.156 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 97.1, defensive rating of 91.2, 33.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.382 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 102 , and Portland Trail Blazers recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Portland Trail Blazers’s based on the advanced stats,Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.475 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 9.8 vs 15.5.
The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers matchup of the 2020 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were LeBron James and Damian Lillard based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. LeBron James for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 9.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 15.0 defensive rebounds, 16.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.291. While Damian Lillard put up 21.0 and made 9.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.213.