The 2009 West Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the Conference Finals of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Denver Nuggets outdueled Los Angeles Lakers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Los Angeles Lakers ’s 2 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 108.4, defensive rating of 112.8, 35.0 free-throw attempts, and 15.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.4 percent clip as a team. Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 112.8, defensive rating of 108.4, 37.0 free-throw attempts, 21.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 95 , and Denver Nuggets recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Denver Nuggets’s based on the advanced stats, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.494 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.9 vs 16.8 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets matchup of the 2009 West Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Kobe Bryant and Chauncey Billups based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Kobe Bryant for the Los Angeles Lakers in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 10.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 3.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.202. While Chauncey Billups put up 15.0 and made 6.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 2.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.133.