November 13, 2010

NBA Ratings thru 11-12

Filed under: Uncategorized — wwinston @ 9:00 am

I am sure these will bring criticism, but based on scores of the games (not win loss record) here are the latest NBA ratings. The Lakers have played an easy schedule, and have not played as well as people think. The Rockets have had a real difficult schedule.

Rank Team Off Def Overall
1 New Orleans Hornets -1.37 -12.82 11.45
2 Miami Heat 4.48 -4.38 8.86
3 Denver Nuggets 8.91 0.62 8.29
4 Los Angeles Lakers 6.62 -0.27 6.89
5 Houston Rockets 10.06 3.63 6.43
6 Dallas Mavericks -3.57 -9.66 6.09
7 Portland Trail Blazers -2.51 -7.88 5.37
8 Milwaukee Bucks -2.21 -7.34 5.13
9 San Antonio Spurs 4.81 0.52 4.29
10 Chicago Bulls 4.05 -0.15 4.19
11 Orlando Magic -2.00 -6.12 4.12
12 Boston Celtics -1.65 -5.76 4.12
13 Utah Jazz 2.07 -0.66 2.73
14 Indiana Pacers 0.91 -0.16 1.07
15 Phoenix Suns 5.67 6.75 -1.09
16 Philadelphia 76ers -0.59 0.82 -1.41
17 Golden State Warriors 3.06 4.75 -1.70
18 Atlanta Hawks -2.39 -0.16 -2.23
19 Oklahoma City Thunder 4.39 6.75 -2.36
20 Charlotte Bobcats -7.63 -4.95 -2.68
21 New Jersey Nets -7.39 -3.33 -4.06
22 Memphis Grizzlies 0.91 5.97 -5.06
23 New York Knickerbockers 1.13 6.20 -5.07
24 Detroit Pistons -4.51 0.75 -5.26
25 Los Angeles Clippers -5.03 0.66 -5.69
26 Toronto Raptors -0.80 5.03 -5.83
27 Cleveland Cavaliers -3.52 2.54 -6.06
28 Sacramento Kings -1.48 5.77 -7.25
29 Minnesota Timberwolves -3.05 6.83 -9.88
30 Washington Wizards -7.36 6.07 -13.43

1 Comment »

  1. I understand the methodology, but I find it difficult to reconcile it with the fact that Boston has looked extremely good against Miami this year. Isn’t there some way to weigh in Wins and Losses similar to the Sagarin USA today college rankings?

    Comment by Mike — November 13, 2010 @ 1:10 pm

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