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, Houston Rockets outdueled Los Angeles Lakers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Los Angeles Lakers ’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 113.8, defensive rating of 101.2, 20.0 free-throw attempts, and 29.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.345 percent clip as a team. Los Angeles Lakers had an offensive rating of 101.2, defensive rating of 113.8, 18.0 free-throw attempts, 18.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.444 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 87 , 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, Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.513 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 12.6 vs 12.8.
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 Aaron Brooks and Pau Gasol based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Aaron Brooks for the Houston Rockets in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 20.0 and made 12.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 2.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.232. While Pau Gasol put up 17.0 and made 11.0, 3.0 offensive rebounds, 6.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.196.