The 2020 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers 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, Los Angeles Lakers outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 101.0, defensive rating of 108.9, 39.0 free-throw attempts, and 33.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.424 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 108.9, defensive rating of 101.0, 16.0 free-throw attempts, 30.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.3 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 99 , and Los Angeles Lakers recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers’s based on the advanced stats,Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.54 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.2 vs 17.8.
The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers matchup of the 2020 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were James Harden and LeBron James based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. James Harden for the Houston Rockets in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 11.0 and made 2.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.126. While LeBron James put up 17.0 and made 7.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 14.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.217.