Playing at home: Which NBA team has the best record in the last 10 playoffs?
The NBA is back, and fans all over the world are eagerly awaiting their inventory. In those unprecedented periods, the NBA team moved to Orlando, Florida in order to resume this season. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the league postponed the March game.
The NBA decided to continue its plan to invite 22 teams in an isolated camp to continue this season. As a result, after four months of waiting, the NBA officially returned.
The team will need to adapt quickly to the fact that they will participate in the game without fans. In addition, the home court advantage during the playoffs will no longer exist, because these 22 teams will fight in a neutral position.
Winning on the road leads to the championship
Obviously, the team that will adapt to the new NBA “bubble” criteria in the NBA playoffs will prevail, but among the 22 teams, which team has the best playoffs in the past ten playoffs recording?
According to Fitrated Latest research Regarding the importance of winning away from home in professional sports in the United States, the overall league’s win rate in the playoffs is declining.
In particular, the team with the longest winning streak in the NBA playoffs, the San Antonio Spurs, has the best record, winning 54.1% of games outside of Texas.
Eight of the ten wins will have a “bubble experience” in Orlando. The eight teams are the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks.
It is no coincidence that most people have performed well in the playoffs in the past ten seasons. Especially during that time, the San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks won at least one NBA championship, while the Oklahoma City Thunder, Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets won at least one NBA championship. Participated in the finals or finals.
In the past ten playoffs, the strongest offensive team (out of 22) is the Houston Rockets, scoring 106.6 points per game. On the other hand, the Miami Heat are the toughest opponent on defense, averaging 98.8 points per game.
In the past 10 seasons, only four Orlando “bubble” teams have won road race championships.
Advanced statistics “Road Champion”
Among the 22 teams, the Philadelphia 76ers have the worst record this season (10-24), while the Bucks, Raptors and Lakers are the only ones that have lost less than 10 before the NBA offseason. Field team. The teams have used their home court advantage in the past, but under the current circumstances, they must continue to win on a neutral basis.
The Bucks are still the best team in Milwaukee, and defense is their biggest “weapon”. Mike Budenholzer’s team was named the best defensive player in the league in the “away” game, scoring only 101.5 points per 100 possessions. On the other hand, Milwaukee’s offensive production dropped to 109.2 points per 100 rounds (115.5 on the Fiserv forum).
Generally, the San Antonio Spurs (115.4), Portland Trail Blazers (114.3) and Washington Wizards (118.3) are the three worst defensive teams in the NBA on road games (out of 22 “bubble” teams) . On the other hand, the Dallas Mavericks are still the best offensive team in the league (116.6 points per 100 possessions), followed by the Houston Rockets (113.2), the Utah Jazz (112.7) and the Los Angeles Lakers (112.6). ).
*Statistics from NBA.com
This post is written by Alexandros Tsakos