The 2018 West Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs featured Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz 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, Houston Rockets outdueled Utah Jazz , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Utah Jazz ’s 1 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 111.1, defensive rating of 99.0, 24.0 free-throw attempts, and 32.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.531 percent clip as a team. Utah Jazz had an offensive rating of 99.0, defensive rating of 111.1, 22.0 free-throw attempts, 22.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.318 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Houston Rockets finished the game with a record of 99 , and Utah Jazz recorded Houston Rockets possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz’s based on the advanced stats, Houston Rockets had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.555 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 15.2 vs 18.6.
The most impactful players on each team in the Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz matchup of the 2018 West Conference Semi-Finals NBA Playoffs were James Harden and Jae Crowder based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. James Harden for the Houston Rockets in the Conference Semi-Finals of the NBA Playoffs, put up 26.0 and made 12.0 , 1.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 7.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.268. While Jae Crowder put up 13.0 and made 8.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 5.0 defensive rebounds, 1.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.14.