Los Angeles Lakers

Game 2 111.0 - 98.0
Game Date: 2009-05-06

Houston Rockets

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets : Game 2 111.0 - 98.0

Game Date: 2009-05-06

Los Angeles Lakers's Basic Boxscore
Los Angeles Lakers's Advanced Boxscore
Houston Rockets's Basic Boxscore
Houston Rockets's Advanced Boxscore
Los Angeles Lakers's Shot Chart
Win Probability: Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets's Shot Chart

Key Players For This Game

Kobe Bryant

Nickname: Kobe

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Nickname: Metta

Metta World Peace

Basic Player Statistic Summary
Advanced Player Statistic Summary
Los Angeles Lakers Boxscore Summary
Houston Rockets Boxscore Summary
Kobe's Shot Chart Summary
Metta's Shot Chart Summary

Game Summary

The 2009 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the Conference Semi-Finals of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Los Angeles Lakers outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’s 3 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 120.7, defensive rating of 105.4, 26.0 free-throw attempts, and 17.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.353 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 105.4, defensive rating of 120.7, 29.0 free-throw attempts, 24.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.375 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 92 , and Houston Rockets recorded Los Angeles Lakers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Los Angeles Lakers vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.535 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.0 vs 21.5.

The most impactful players on each team in the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2009 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were Kobe Bryant and Metta World Peace based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Kobe Bryant for the Los Angeles Lakers in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 27.0 and made 16.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 4.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.251. While Metta World Peace put up 14.0 and made 8.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.183.