The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Philadelphia 76ers outdueled Boston Celtics , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Boston Celtics ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Philadelphia 76ers had an offensive rating of 117.4, defensive rating of 112.0, 44.0 free-throw attempts, and 11.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.545 percent clip as a team. Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 112.0, defensive rating of 117.4, 18.0 free-throw attempts, 30.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.5 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Philadelphia 76ers finished the game with a record of 92 , and Boston Celtics recorded Philadelphia 76ers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics’s based on the advanced stats,Boston Celtics had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.596 percent, Philadelphia 76ers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.9 vs 19.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Boston Celtics matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Allen Iverson and Rodney Rogers based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Allen Iverson for the Philadelphia 76ers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 10.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.216. While Rodney Rogers put up 9.0 and made 5.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.183.