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 110.8, defensive rating of 93.8, 14.0 free-throw attempts, and 24.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.375 percent clip as a team. Portland Trail Blazers had an offensive rating of 93.8, defensive rating of 110.8, 16.0 free-throw attempts, 11.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.364 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, Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.519 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 9.6 vs 18.5.
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 Metta World Peace and LaMarcus Aldridge based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Metta World Peace for the Houston Rockets in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 21.0 and made 11.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 1.0 defensive rebounds, 2.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.168. While LaMarcus Aldridge put up 21.0 and made 12.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.23.