The 2021 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets 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 Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 123.7, defensive rating of 102.2, 25.0 free-throw attempts, and 33.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.364 percent clip as a team. Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 102.2, defensive rating of 123.7, 22.0 free-throw attempts, 44.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.295 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers finished the game with a record of 93 , and Denver Nuggets recorded Portland Trail Blazers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets’s based on the advanced stats, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.571 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.5 vs 9.7.
The most impactful players on each team in the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets matchup of the 2021 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Norman Powell and Vlatko Cancar based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Norman Powell for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 11.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 2.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.208. While Vlatko Cancar put up 1.0 and made 1.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 1.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.242.