The 2002 East Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the Conference Finals of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Brooklyn Nets outdueled Boston Celtics , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Boston Celtics ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Brooklyn Nets had an offensive rating of 107.3, defensive rating of 95.8, 37.0 free-throw attempts, and 17.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.353 percent clip as a team. Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 95.8, defensive rating of 107.3, 27.0 free-throw attempts, 32.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.313 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Brooklyn Nets finished the game with a record of 96 , and Boston Celtics recorded Brooklyn Nets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Brooklyn Nets vs Boston Celtics’s based on the advanced stats, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.494 percent, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.6 vs 17.7.
The most impactful players on each team in the Brooklyn Nets vs. Boston Celtics matchup of the 2002 East Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Keith Van Horn and Paul Pierce based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Keith Van Horn for the Brooklyn Nets in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 6.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.213. While Paul Pierce put up 13.0 and made 5.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 10.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.208.