The 2009 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Portland Trail Blazers outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’s 2 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 117.6, defensive rating of 113.2, 36.0 free-throw attempts, and 11.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.455 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 113.2, defensive rating of 117.6, 32.0 free-throw attempts, 20.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.35 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Portland Trail Blazers finished the game with a record of 91 , and Houston Rockets recorded Portland Trail Blazers possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Portland Trail Blazers vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats,Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.547 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 6.6 vs 11.0.
The most impactful players on each team in the Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2009 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Brandon Roy and Yao Ming based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Brandon Roy for the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 27.0 and made 15.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.259. While Yao Ming put up 6.0 and made 3.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 0.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.15.