The 2021 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics outdueled Brooklyn Nets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Brooklyn Nets ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 130.2, defensive rating of 125.3, 23.0 free-throw attempts, and 39.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.41 percent clip as a team. Brooklyn Nets had an offensive rating of 125.3, defensive rating of 130.2, 31.0 free-throw attempts, 38.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.421 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 96 , and Brooklyn Nets recorded Boston Celtics possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Boston Celtics vs Brooklyn Nets’s based on the advanced stats, Boston Celtics had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.596 percent, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.5 vs 14.6 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Brooklyn Nets matchup of the 2021 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Jayson Tatum and James Harden based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Jayson Tatum for the Boston Celtics in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 30.0 and made 16.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.278. While James Harden put up 18.0 and made 11.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.303.