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 109.9, defensive rating of 107.3, 22.0 free-throw attempts, and 16.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.563 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 107.3, defensive rating of 109.9, 17.0 free-throw attempts, 15.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.467 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 81 , 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 0.507 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.1 vs 15.9.
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 Yao Ming and Brandon Roy based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Yao Ming for the Houston Rockets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 14.0 and made 7.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 11.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.198. While Brandon Roy put up 17.0 and made 8.0, 1.0 offensive rebounds, 4.0 defensive rebounds, 5.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.203.