The 2021 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Atlanta Hawks vs. New York Knicks 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 Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 120.2, defensive rating of 100.0, 28.0 free-throw attempts, and 39.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.385 percent clip as a team. New York Knicks had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 120.2, 23.0 free-throw attempts, 29.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.31 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Atlanta Hawks finished the game with a record of 94 , and New York Knicks recorded Atlanta Hawks possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks’s based on the advanced stats, Atlanta Hawks had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.53 percent, New York Knicks had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 9.4 vs 11.7 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Atlanta Hawks vs. New York Knicks matchup of the 2021 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Trae Young and RJ Barrett based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Trae Young for the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 9.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 1.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.152. While RJ Barrett put up 15.0 and made 8.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.171.