Boston Celtics

Game 2 118.0 - 115.0
Game Date: 2009-04-20

Chicago Bulls

Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls : Game 2 118.0 - 115.0

Game Date: 2009-04-20

Boston Celtics's Basic Boxscore
Boston Celtics's Advanced Boxscore
Chicago Bulls's Basic Boxscore
Chicago Bulls's Advanced Boxscore
Boston Celtics's Shot Chart
Win Probability: Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls's Shot Chart

Key Players For This Game

Rajon Rondo

Nickname: Rajon

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Ben

Ben Gordon

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Boston Celtics Boxscore Summary
Chicago Bulls Boxscore Summary
Rajon's Shot Chart Summary
Ben's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2009 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics outdueled Chicago Bulls , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Chicago Bulls ’s 3 playoff games victories.

As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Boston Celtics had an offensive rating of 125.5, defensive rating of 122.3, 25.0 free-throw attempts, and 16.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.438 percent clip as a team. Chicago Bulls had an offensive rating of 122.3, defensive rating of 125.5, 29.0 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, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 94 , and Chicago Bulls recorded Boston Celtics possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls’s based on the advanced stats,Chicago Bulls had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.556 percent, Boston Celtics had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.8 vs 13.8.

The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls matchup of the 2009 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Rajon Rondo and Ben Gordon based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Rajon Rondo for the Boston Celtics in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 18.0 and made 7.0 , 7.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 16.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.17. While Ben Gordon put up 24.0 and made 14.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 1.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.156.