The 2021 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, Portland Trail Blazers outdueled Denver Nuggets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Denver Nuggets ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 117.2, defensive rating of 135.2, 8.0 free-throw attempts, and 36.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.306 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 135.2, defensive rating of 117.2, 19.0 free-throw attempts, 40.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.475 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Denver Nuggets finished the game with a record of 93 , and Portland Trail Blazers recorded Denver Nuggets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Denver Nuggets vs Portland Trail Blazers’s based on the advanced stats,Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.577 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.6 vs 8.6 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers matchup of the 2021 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Nikola Jokic and Jusuf Nurkic based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Nikola Jokic for the Denver Nuggets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 27.0 and made 14.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 13.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.206. While Jusuf Nurkic put up 10.0 and made 7.0, 4.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.161.