The 2020 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets outdueled Oklahoma City Thunder , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Oklahoma City Thunder ’s 3 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 104.0, defensive rating of 104.1, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 49.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.347 percent clip as a team. Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 104.1, defensive rating of 104.0, 21.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.471 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 100 , and Oklahoma City Thunder recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Oklahoma City Thunder’s based on the advanced stats,Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.566 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.0 vs 22.4.
The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder matchup of the 2020 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Robert Covington and Chris Paul based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Robert Covington for the Houston Rockets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 7.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.154. While Chris Paul put up 11.0 and made 5.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 11.0 defensive rebounds, 12.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.183.