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 97.8, defensive rating of 110.8, 18.0 free-throw attempts, and 30.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.4 percent clip as a team. Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 110.8, defensive rating of 97.8, 26.0 free-throw attempts, 34.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.265 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New York Knicks finished the game with a record of 91 , 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 0.477 percent, Atlanta Hawks had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.8 vs 18.7 .
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 Julius Randle and Clint Capela based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Julius Randle for the New York Knicks in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 8.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 10.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.116. While Clint Capela put up 7.0 and made 6.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.196.