The 2020 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Denver Nuggets outdueled Utah Jazz , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Utah Jazz ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 90.9, defensive rating of 87.6, 13.0 free-throw attempts, and 31.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.258 percent clip as a team. Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 87.6, defensive rating of 90.9, 15.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.235 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Denver Nuggets finished the game with a record of 88 , and Utah Jazz recorded Denver Nuggets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz’s based on the advanced stats,Utah Jazz had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.43 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.5 vs 15.7.
The most impactful players on each team in the Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz matchup of the 2020 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Nikola Jokic and Rudy Gobert based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Nikola Jokic for the Denver Nuggets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 12.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 11.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.236. While Rudy Gobert put up 13.0 and made 8.0, 7.0 offensive rebounds, 11.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.215.