The 2020 West 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs featured Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets head-to-head, and both teams battled 7 times. Out of the 7 game series of the 1st Round of the 2020 NBA Playoffs, Oklahoma City Thunder outdueled Houston Rockets , coming ontop of the series and winning 4 playoff games as opposed to Houston Rockets ’s 3 playoff games victories.
As we examine the head-to-head stats between both teams, we can see that Oklahoma City Thunder had an offensive rating of 104.4, defensive rating of 93.0, 34.0 free-throw attempts, and 41.0 three-point attempts, shooting it at a 0.341 percent clip as a team. Houston Rockets had an offensive rating of 93.0, defensive rating of 104.4, 23.0 free-throw attempts, 50.0 three-point attempts shooting it at a 0.3 percent clip as a team in this playoff game. During the regular season, Oklahoma City Thunder finished the game with a record of 114 , and Houston Rockets recorded Oklahoma City Thunder possessions throughout the course of the basketball game. Evaluating Oklahoma City Thunder vs Houston Rockets’s based on the advanced stats, Oklahoma City Thunder had a better score in the effective shooting percentage category with 0.522 percent, Houston Rockets had a better score in terms of turnover percentage with 13.9 vs 15.8 .
The most impactful players on each team in the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Houston Rockets matchup of the 2020 West 1st Round NBA Playoffs were Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and James Harden based 25 minutes or greater game-minutes played. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 1st Round of the NBA Playoffs, put up 18.0 and made 9.0 , 0.0 offensive rebounds 7.0 defensive rebounds, 6.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.191. While James Harden put up 27.0 and made 12.0, 0.0 offensive rebounds, 7.0 defensive rebounds, 8.0 assists performance, with a Player Impact Estimate (PIE) of 0.275.