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, New Orleans Pelicans outdueled Phoenix Suns , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Phoenix Suns ’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 128.3, defensive rating of 113.2, 42.0 free-throw attempts, and 24.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.25 percent clip as a team. Phoenix Suns had an offensive rating of 113.2, defensive rating of 128.3, 15.0 free-throw attempts, 27.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.259 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New Orleans Pelicans finished the game with a record of 92 , 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,Phoenix Suns had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.547 percent, New Orleans Pelicans had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 9.8 vs 14.3.
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 Jonas Valanciunas and Deandre Ayton based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Jonas Valanciunas for the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 9.0 , 5.0 offensive rebounds 10.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.216. While Deandre Ayton put up 14.0 and made 11.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.211.