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 98.9, defensive rating of 77.8, 18.0 free-throw attempts, and 15.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 77.8, defensive rating of 98.9, 14.0 free-throw attempts, 20.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.25 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Los Angeles Lakers finished the game with a record of 90 , 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 0.5 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 17.8 vs 21.1 .
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 Metta World Peace 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 19.0 and made 10.0 , 6.0 offensive rebounds 12.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.249. While Metta World Peace put up 10.0 and made 3.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 8.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.106.