The 2022 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured New Orleans Pelicans vs. Phoenix Suns head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, Phoenix Suns outdueled New Orleans Pelicans , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to New Orleans Pelicans ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that New Orleans Pelicans had an offensive rating of 116.8, defensive rating of 120.0, 31.0 free-throw attempts, and 32.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.344 percent clip as a team. Phoenix Suns had an offensive rating of 120.0, defensive rating of 116.8, 27.0 free-throw attempts, 26.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.154 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New Orleans Pelicans finished the game with a record of 95 , and Phoenix Suns recorded New Orleans Pelicans possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating New Orleans Pelicans vs Phoenix Suns’s based on the advanced stats, New Orleans Pelicans had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.551 percent, Phoenix Suns had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.3 vs 15.8 .
The most impactful players on each team in the New Orleans Pelicans vs. Phoenix Suns matchup of the 2022 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Brandon Ingram and Deandre Ayton based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Brandon Ingram for the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 19.0 and made 11.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.207. While Deandre Ayton put up 20.0 and made 13.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 15.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.295.