The 2009 West Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers 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 Denver Nuggets had an offensive rating of 129.0, defensive rating of 108.6, 49.0 free-throw attempts, and 24.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.292 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 108.6, defensive rating of 129.0, 35.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.29 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Denver Nuggets finished the game with a record of 93 , and Los Angeles Lakers recorded Denver Nuggets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers’s based on the advanced stats, Denver Nuggets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.483 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.5 vs 10.8.
The most impactful players on each team in the Denver Nuggets vs. Los Angeles Lakers matchup of the 2009 West Conference Finals NBA Playoffs were Nene and Pau Gasol based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Nene for the Denver Nuggets in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 8.0 and made 5.0 , 7.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.165. While Pau Gasol put up 11.0 and made 8.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.216.