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 116.0, defensive rating of 122.3, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 24.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Phoenix Suns had an offensive rating of 122.3, defensive rating of 116.0, 18.0 free-throw attempts, 20.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.4 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New Orleans Pelicans finished the game with a record of 94 , 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 0.653 percent, Phoenix Suns had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.9 vs 18.1 .
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 Herbert Jones and Chris Paul based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Herbert Jones for the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 9.0 and made 5.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.098. While Chris Paul put up 14.0 and made 14.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.273.