The 2021 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, Brooklyn Nets outdueled Boston Celtics , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Boston Celtics ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Brooklyn Nets had an offensive rating of 111.8, defensive rating of 100.0, 29.0 free-throw attempts, and 34.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.235 percent clip as a team. Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 111.8, 26.0 free-throw attempts, 30.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.367 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Brooklyn Nets finished the game with a record of 93 , and Boston Celtics recorded Brooklyn Nets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics’s based on the advanced stats, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.464 percent, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.8 vs 12.9.
The most impactful players on each team in the Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics matchup of the 2021 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were James Harden and Marcus Smart based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. James Harden for the Brooklyn Nets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 13.0 and made 5.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 9.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.235. While Marcus Smart put up 13.0 and made 6.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.084.