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 111.2, defensive rating of 101.0, 39.0 free-throw attempts, and 17.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.529 percent clip as a team. Chicago Bulls had an offensive rating of 101.0, defensive rating of 111.2, 36.0 free-throw attempts, 24.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.292 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Boston Celtics finished the game with a record of 98 , 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, Boston Celtics had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.506 percent, Boston Celtics had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.2 vs 15.3.
The most impactful players on each team in the Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls matchup of the 2009 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Ray Allen and Joakim Noah based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Ray Allen for the Boston Celtics in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 6.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.162. While Joakim Noah put up 2.0 and made 1.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 13.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.146.