The 2009 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers 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 Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 103.3, defensive rating of 117.4, 25.0 free-throw attempts, and 19.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.316 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 117.4, defensive rating of 103.3, 33.0 free-throw attempts, 20.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.55 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 91 , and Los Angeles Lakers recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers’s based on the advanced stats,Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.506 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.5 vs 18.7 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers matchup of the 2009 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were Yao Ming and Lamar Odom based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Yao Ming for the Houston Rockets in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 6.0 , 6.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.149. While Lamar Odom put up 11.0 and made 7.0, 2.0 offensive rebounds, 11.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.162.