The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Brooklyn Nets vs. Indiana Pacers head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Indiana Pacers outdueled Brooklyn Nets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Brooklyn Nets ’s 1 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 90.2, defensive rating of 97.8, 17.0 free-throw attempts, and 11.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.182 percent clip as a team. Indiana Pacers had an offensive rating of 97.8, defensive rating of 90.2, 20.0 free-throw attempts, 9.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.444 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Brooklyn Nets finished the game with a record of 92 , and Indiana Pacers recorded Brooklyn Nets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers’s based on the advanced stats,Indiana Pacers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.481 percent, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 18.5 vs 18.7.
The most impactful players on each team in the Brooklyn Nets vs. Indiana Pacers matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Jason Kidd and Jermaine O'Neal based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Jason Kidd for the Brooklyn Nets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 23.0 and made 11.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 9.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.237. While Jermaine O'Neal put up 24.0 and made 13.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.255.