The 2022 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans 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 Phoenix Suns had an offensive rating of 116.7, defensive rating of 101.0, 20.0 free-throw attempts, and 27.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.37 percent clip as a team. New Orleans Pelicans had an offensive rating of 101.0, defensive rating of 116.7, 35.0 free-throw attempts, 25.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.2 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Phoenix Suns finished the game with a record of 96 , and New Orleans Pelicans recorded Phoenix Suns possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans’s based on the advanced stats, Phoenix Suns had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.558 percent, Phoenix Suns had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.4 vs 15.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans matchup of the 2022 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Mikal Bridges and Jonas Valanciunas based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Mikal Bridges for the Phoenix Suns in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 17.0 and made 12.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.192. While Jonas Valanciunas put up 11.0 and made 7.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.194.