The 2018 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the Conference Semi-Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, New Orleans Pelicans outdueled Golden State Warriors , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Golden State Warriors ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that New Orleans Pelicans had an offensive rating of 114.4, defensive rating of 98.0, 12.0 free-throw attempts, and 31.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.452 percent clip as a team. Golden State Warriors had an offensive rating of 98.0, defensive rating of 114.4, 26.0 free-throw attempts, 31.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.29 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, New Orleans Pelicans finished the game with a record of 104 , and Golden State Warriors recorded New Orleans Pelicans possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors’s based on the advanced stats, New Orleans Pelicans had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.573 percent, Golden State Warriors had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 11.8 vs 14.4 .
The most impactful players on each team in the New Orleans Pelicans vs. Golden State Warriors matchup of the 2018 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were Anthony Davis and Kevin Durant based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Anthony Davis for the New Orleans Pelicans in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 27.0 and made 15.0 , 3.0 offensive rebounds 15.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.216. While Kevin Durant put up 18.0 and made 8.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 3.0 defensive rebounds, 3.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.109.