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, 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 Miami Heat had an offensive rating of 89.9, defensive rating of 101.3, 28.0 free-throw attempts, and 16.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.25 percent clip as a team. Atlanta Hawks had an offensive rating of 101.3, defensive rating of 89.9, 26.0 free-throw attempts, 14.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.357 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Miami Heat finished the game with a record of 79 , 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,Atlanta Hawks had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.462 percent, Miami Heat had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.7 vs 18.8.
The most impactful players on each team in the Miami Heat vs. Atlanta Hawks matchup of the 2009 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Jermaine O'Neal and Zaza Pachulia based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Jermaine O'Neal for the Miami Heat in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 11.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 5.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.252. While Zaza Pachulia put up 8.0 and made 5.0, 6.0 offensive rebounds, 12.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.282.