The 2009 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Miami Heat outdueled Atlanta Hawks , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Atlanta Hawks ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Miami Heat had an offensive rating of 125.9, defensive rating of 90.7, 19.0 free-throw attempts, and 23.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.522 percent clip as a team. Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 90.7, defensive rating of 125.9, 19.0 free-throw attempts, 15.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Miami Heat finished the game with a record of 85 , and Atlanta Hawks recorded Miami Heat possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Miami Heat vs Atlanta Hawks’s based on the advanced stats, Miami Heat had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.543 percent, Miami Heat had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 10.6 vs 11.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks matchup of the 2009 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Dwyane Wade and Al Horford based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Dwyane Wade for the Miami Heat in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 10.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.226. While Al Horford put up 10.0 and made 5.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.112.