The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets head-to-head, and both teams battled 4 times. Out of the 4 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Charlotte Hornets outdueled Orlando Magic , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Orlando Magic ’s 0 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Orlando Magic had an offensive rating of 92.4, defensive rating of 112.1, 28.0 free-throw attempts, and 21.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.19 percent clip as a team. Charlotte Hornets had an offensive rating of 112.1, defensive rating of 92.4, 33.0 free-throw attempts, 9.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.556 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Orlando Magic finished the game with a record of 92 , and Charlotte Hornets recorded Orlando Magic possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Orlando Magic vs Charlotte Hornets’s based on the advanced stats,Charlotte Hornets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.5 percent, Orlando Magic had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 13.0 vs 17.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Orlando Magic vs. Charlotte Hornets matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Tracy McGrady and Baron Davis based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Tracy McGrady for the Orlando Magic in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 22.0 and made 12.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.188. While Baron Davis put up 19.0 and made 10.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.24.