The 2002 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Detroit Pistons vs. Toronto Raptors head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Detroit Pistons outdueled Toronto Raptors , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Toronto Raptors ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Detroit Pistons had an offensive rating of 98.8, defensive rating of 95.3, 32.0 free-throw attempts, and 15.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.267 percent clip as a team. Toronto Raptors had an offensive rating of 95.3, defensive rating of 98.8, 21.0 free-throw attempts, 12.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.583 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Detroit Pistons finished the game with a record of 86 , and Toronto Raptors recorded Detroit Pistons possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Detroit Pistons vs Toronto Raptors’s based on the advanced stats, Detroit Pistons had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.471 percent, Detroit Pistons had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.0 vs 20.9.
The most impactful players on each team in the Detroit Pistons vs. Toronto Raptors matchup of the 2002 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Chucky Atkins and Keon Clark based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Chucky Atkins for the Detroit Pistons in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 17.0 and made 6.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.103. While Keon Clark put up 7.0 and made 5.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.162.