The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Indiana Pacers vs. Brooklyn Nets 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 Indiana Pacers had an offensive rating of 104.3, defensive rating of 78.7, 27.0 free-throw attempts, and 9.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.556 percent clip as a team. Brooklyn Nets had an offensive rating of 78.7, defensive rating of 104.3, 17.0 free-throw attempts, 9.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Indiana Pacers finished the game with a record of 93 , and Brooklyn Nets recorded Indiana Pacers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Indiana Pacers vs Brooklyn Nets’s based on the advanced stats, Indiana Pacers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.577 percent, Brooklyn Nets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 20.2 vs 20.4 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Indiana Pacers vs. Brooklyn Nets matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Metta World Peace and Jason Kidd based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Metta World Peace for the Indiana Pacers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 12.0 and made 7.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.223. While Jason Kidd put up 15.0 and made 4.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 1.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.031.