The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Toronto Raptors vs. Detroit Pistons head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Toronto Raptors 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 Toronto Raptors had an offensive rating of 103.5, defensive rating of 98.8, 22.0 free-throw attempts, and 11.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.273 percent clip as a team. Detroit Pistons had an offensive rating of 98.8, defensive rating of 103.5, 23.0 free-throw attempts, 20.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.45 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Toronto Raptors finished the game with a record of 86 , and Detroit Pistons recorded Toronto Raptors possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Toronto Raptors vs Detroit Pistons’s based on the advanced stats,Detroit Pistons had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.445 percent, Toronto Raptors had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 16.3 vs 19.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Toronto Raptors vs. Detroit Pistons matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Morris Peterson and Chucky Atkins based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Morris Peterson for the Toronto Raptors in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 12.0 and made 8.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.226. While Chucky Atkins put up 15.0 and made 7.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.185.