The 2009 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers head-to-head, and both teams battled 6 times. Out of the 6 game series of the 1st Round of the 2009 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets outdueled Portland Trail Blazers , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Portland Trail Blazers ’s 2 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 103.6, defensive rating of 98.8, 24.0 free-throw attempts, and 9.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.333 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 98.8, defensive rating of 103.6, 10.0 free-throw attempts, 23.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.435 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 83 , and Portland Trail Blazers recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Portland Trail Blazers’s based on the advanced stats,Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.487 percent, Portland Trail Blazers had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.5 vs 16.9 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers matchup of the 2009 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Luis Scola and Steve Blake based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Luis Scola for the Houston Rockets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 15.0 and made 8.0 , 2.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.191. While Steve Blake put up 11.0 and made 6.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 10.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.216.