The 2020 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the Conference Semi-Finals of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets 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 99.0, defensive rating of 114.3, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 38.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.289 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 114.3, defensive rating of 99.0, 27.0 free-throw attempts, 39.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.359 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 98 , and Houston Rockets recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats,Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.568 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 16.3 vs 17.3 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2020 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were Anthony Davis and James Harden based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Anthony Davis for the Los Angeles Lakers in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 16.0 and made 10.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 12.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.224. While James Harden put up 20.0 and made 12.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 2.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.248.