The 2002 East Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the Conference Semi-Finals of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics outdueled Detroit Pistons , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Detroit Pistons ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 85.9, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 19.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.316 percent clip as a team. Detroit Pistons had an offensive rating of 85.9, defensive rating of 100.0, 22.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.355 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 90 , and Detroit Pistons recorded Boston Celtics possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Boston Celtics vs Detroit Pistons’s based on the advanced stats, Boston Celtics had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.479 percent, Boston Celtics had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.8 vs 19.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons matchup of the 2002 East Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were Paul Pierce and Damon Jones based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Paul Pierce for the Boston Celtics in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 16.0 and made 7.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 15.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.318. While Damon Jones put up 9.0 and made 2.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.13.