The 2009 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Los Angeles Lakers outdueled Utah Jazz , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Utah Jazz ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 116.5, defensive rating of 104.2, 32.0 free-throw attempts, and 15.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.467 percent clip as a team. Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 104.2, defensive rating of 116.5, 35.0 free-throw attempts, 13.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.231 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 97 , and Utah Jazz recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Utah Jazz’s based on the advanced stats, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.604 percent, Utah Jazz had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.6 vs 17.5 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Utah Jazz matchup of the 2009 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Pau Gasol and Carlos Boozer based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Pau Gasol for the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 11.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.165. While Carlos Boozer put up 16.0 and made 11.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.174.