The 2021 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, Atlanta Hawks outdueled New York Knicks , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to New York Knicks ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that New York Knicks had an offensive rating of 111.7, defensive rating of 115.1, 15.0 free-throw attempts, and 30.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 115.1, defensive rating of 111.7, 12.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.353 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New York Knicks finished the game with a record of 94 , and Atlanta Hawks recorded New York Knicks possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating New York Knicks vs Atlanta Hawks’s based on the advanced stats,Atlanta Hawks had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.533 percent, Atlanta Hawks had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.5 vs 11.7 .
The most impactful players on each team in the New York Knicks vs. Atlanta Hawks matchup of the 2021 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were RJ Barrett and Trae Young based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. RJ Barrett for the New York Knicks in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 6.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 9.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.109. While Trae Young put up 23.0 and made 11.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.231.