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, Los Angeles Lakers outdueled Denver Nuggets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Denver Nuggets ’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 102.2, defensive rating of 133.7, 25.0 free-throw attempts, and 19.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.421 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 133.7, defensive rating of 102.2, 24.0 free-throw attempts, 16.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.563 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Denver Nuggets finished the game with a record of 90 , 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,Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.633 percent, Denver Nuggets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 14.4 vs 15.7.
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 Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Carmelo Anthony for the Denver Nuggets in the Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 17.0 and made 6.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 2.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.098. While Kobe Bryant put up 20.0 and made 12.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.263.