The 2018 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors head-to-head, and both teams battled 5 times. Out of the 5 game series of the 1st Round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors outdueled San Antonio Spurs , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to San Antonio Spurs ’s 1 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that San Antonio Spurs had an offensive rating of 103.2, defensive rating of 117.0, 20.0 free-throw attempts, and 33.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.212 percent clip as a team. Golden State Warriors had an offensive rating of 117.0, defensive rating of 103.2, 18.0 free-throw attempts, 32.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.313 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, San Antonio Spurs finished the game with a record of 94 , and Golden State Warriors recorded San Antonio Spurs possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating San Antonio Spurs vs Golden State Warriors’s based on the advanced stats,Golden State Warriors 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 10.6 vs 12.8 .
The most impactful players on each team in the San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors matchup of the 2018 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Durant based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. LaMarcus Aldridge for the San Antonio Spurs in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 10.0 and made 6.0 , 4.0 offensive rebounds 6.0 defensive rebounds, 4.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.152. While Kevin Durant put up 17.0 and made 9.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 9.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.188.