The 2009 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Atlanta Hawks outdueled Miami Heat , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Miami Heat ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 100.0, defensive rating of 69.6, 20.0 free-throw attempts, and 14.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.286 percent clip as a team. Miami Heat had an offensive rating of 69.6, defensive rating of 100.0, 12.0 free-throw attempts, 23.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.174 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Atlanta Hawks finished the game with a record of 90 , and Miami Heat recorded Atlanta Hawks possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Atlanta Hawks vs Miami Heat’s based on the advanced stats, Atlanta Hawks had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.487 percent, Atlanta Hawks had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 20.0 vs 20.7.
The most impactful players on each team in the Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat matchup of the 2009 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Josh Smith and Michael Beasley based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Josh Smith for the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 9.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.257. While Michael Beasley put up 15.0 and made 5.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.14.