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, New York Knicks outdueled Atlanta Hawks , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Atlanta Hawks ’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 101.0, defensive rating of 92.0, 23.0 free-throw attempts, and 33.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.364 percent clip as a team. Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 92.0, defensive rating of 101.0, 22.0 free-throw attempts, 44.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.273 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New York Knicks finished the game with a record of 100 , 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, New York Knicks had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.447 percent, New York Knicks had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.0 vs 14.0.
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 Derrick Rose and Trae Young based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Derrick Rose for the New York Knicks in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 9.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.186. While Trae Young put up 20.0 and made 11.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 1.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.199.