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 121.6, defensive rating of 79.6, 36.0 free-throw attempts, and 13.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.462 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 79.6, defensive rating of 121.6, 16.0 free-throw attempts, 29.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.172 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 97 , 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 0.549 percent, Los Angeles Lakers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 13.4 vs 18.4.
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 Pau Gasol and Luis Scola based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Pau Gasol for the Los Angeles Lakers in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 9.0 and made 5.0 , 5.0 offensive rebounds 8.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.251. While Luis Scola put up 10.0 and made 4.0, 5.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.132.