The 2020 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Oklahoma City Thunder outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 99.0, defensive rating of 96.2, 18.0 free-throw attempts, and 36.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 96.2, defensive rating of 99.0, 12.0 free-throw attempts, 44.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.341 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Oklahoma City Thunder finished the game with a record of 105 , and Houston Rockets recorded Oklahoma City Thunder possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Oklahoma City Thunder vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats,Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.542 percent, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 18.1 vs 21.2.
The most impactful players on each team in the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2020 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Chris Paul and James Harden based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Chris Paul for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 10.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.22. While James Harden put up 22.0 and made 11.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.203.