The 2009 East 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Orlando Magic vs. Philadelphia 76ers head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Orlando Magic outdueled Philadelphia 76ers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Philadelphia 76ers ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Orlando Magic had an offensive rating of 104.6, defensive rating of 90.7, 24.0 free-throw attempts, and 23.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.348 percent clip as a team. Philadelphia 76ers had an offensive rating of 90.7, defensive rating of 104.6, 20.0 free-throw attempts, 18.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.222 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Orlando Magic finished the game with a record of 87 , and Philadelphia 76ers recorded Orlando Magic possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Orlando Magic vs Philadelphia 76ers’s based on the advanced stats, Orlando Magic had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.487 percent, Orlando Magic had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 16.1 vs 18.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Orlando Magic vs. Philadelphia 76ers matchup of the 2009 East 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Dwight Howard and Andre Iguodala based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Dwight Howard for the Orlando Magic in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 8.0 , 10.0 offensive rebounds 14.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.406. While Andre Iguodala put up 17.0 and made 7.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.145.