NBA Rankings, Past and Present

2018-19 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
19 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
19 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
18 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2018 season.
18 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2018 season.
LST 5 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for last 5 years.
LST 5 SEA — Pure Index rating for last 5 years.
# — Made Playoffs

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 19 HI 19 LO 18 W/L 18 SEA LST5 W/L LST5 SEA DIVISION
1 Milwaukee # 60-22 143.378 125.378 127.702 129.924 119.669 118.783 117.721 121.032 118.261 Central
2 Golden State # 57-25 138.214 123.814 126.276 132.543 115.847 151.002 124.283 153.206 126.396 Pacific
3 Toronto # 58-24 138.103 122.503 129.613 129.083 116.999 128.725 123.585 129.590 121.472 Atlantic
4 Portland # 53-29 132.543 121.343 120.999 127.384 114.612 125.999 120.259 125.541 119.962 Northwest
5 Houston # 53-29 132.336 122.336 126.647 131.371 114.186 146.452 125.031 133.160 121.814 Southwest
6 Denver # 54-28 131.636 121.236 123.801 125.239 115.157 122.952 118.952 117.527 117.752 Northwest
7 Philadelphia # 51-31 129.384 120.584 123.955 124.778 116.564 131.971 119.643 107.494 114.174 Atlantic
8 Boston # 49-33 128.251 121.451 121.325 130.069 116.374 133.246 120.542 126.702 119.518 Atlantic
9 Utah # 50-32 127.223 121.223 124.076 127.417 113.991 128.435 120.731 125.007 119.795 Northwest
10 OK City # 49-33 125.866 120.666 122.103 124.930 115.943 128.426 119.851 127.544 120.679 Northwest
11 Indiana # 48-34 123.554 119.554 115.847 125.388 115.847 124.319 118.963 121.879 118.478 Central
12 L.A. Clippers # 48-34 123.194 118.394 117.016 123.074 111.774 119.768 118.968 129.117 120.764 Pacific
13 San Antonio # 48-34 122.869 117.669 118.342 126.611 112.135 123.923 120.323 134.719 122.672 Southwest
14 Orlando # 42-40 117.658 118.458 119.642 129.020 110.083 100.139 112.939 106.533 114.475 Southeast
15 Brooklyn # 42-40 116.426 116.826 116.799 121.391 112.283 103.418 113.818 105.302 113.882 Atlantic
16 Detroit # 41-41 115.461 117.061 112.024 124.801 112.024 115.130 116.730 114.565 117.024 Central
17 Charlotte 39-43 115.255 116.855 118.483 123.809 110.645 112.611 116.611 113.836 116.970 Southeast
18 Sacramento 39-43 114.864 116.464 114.505 119.660 112.229 100.818 112.018 107.286 114.781 Pacific
19 Miami 39-43 114.855 116.455 117.137 121.540 109.760 119.897 117.798 118.273 117.334 Southeast
20 Minnesota 36-46 113.122 117.122 114.615 123.008 112.519 121.533 118.666 106.958 115.720 Northwest
21 L.A. Lakers 37-45 112.685 115.885 118.760 120.312 110.163 111.612 116.412 101.480 113.419 Pacific
22 New Orleans 33-49 110.749 117.149 109.594 124.870 108.915 128.058 119.117 115.528 117.099 Southwest
23 Dallas 33-49 109.536 115.936 116.133 122.814 107.396 101.550 115.150 112.433 117.048 Southwest
24 Memphis 33-49 109.432 115.832 114.888 121.660 110.626 97.793 112.993 112.892 116.934 Southwest
25 Washington 32-50 108.215 115.415 110.969 121.709 110.087 117.245 118.617 119.381 117.839 Southeast
26 Atlanta 29-53 103.384 112.984 115.548 118.683 107.109 98.744 112.344 116.527 117.082 Southeast
27 Chicago 22-60 94.895 110.095 106.425 118.219 105.646 101.219 112.419 112.230 115.233 Central
28 Cleveland 19-63 91.882 109.482 107.913 115.868 102.942 130.406 118.745 129.927 119.060 Central
29 Phoenix 19-63 91.479 109.079 109.422 114.272 104.002 93.166 109.166 98.639 112.181 Pacific
30 New York 17-65 90.536 109.736 106.952 116.942 105.222 104.274 113.874 99.884 112.702 Atlantic
Through 5/12/19

2017-18 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
18 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
18 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
17 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2017 season.
17 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2017 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 18 HI 18 LO 17 W/L 17 SEA DIVISION
1 Houston # 65-17 146.231 125.031 125.252 130.520 118.498 133.708 122.108 Southwest
2 Golden State #* 58-24 142.283 124.283 133.002 133.002 116.268 154.693 127.893 Pacific
3 Toronto # 59-23 137.185 123.585 115.125 128.568 115.125 127.902 120.702 Atlantic
4 Boston # 55-27 132.942 120.542 120.846 124.285 115.602 128.815 119.215 Atlantic
5 Philadelphia # 52-30 128.443 119.643 123.171 127.171 109.189 101.995 112.395 Atlantic
6 Cleveland #+ 50-32 126.745 118.745 122.406 128.655 112.122 133.750 122.550 Central
7 Utah # 48-34 125.931 120.731 123.235 127.730 113.415 127.554 120.754 Northwest
8 New Orleans # 48-34 125.117 119.117 122.058 123.092 116.441 109.783 115.383 Southwest
9 Portland # 49-33 125.059 120.259 121.199 128.022 115.249 116.486 118.086 Northwest
10 OK City # 48-34 124.651 119.851 123.626 123.820 115.280 123.346 119.746 Northwest
11 Indiana # 48-34 124.163 118.963 119.119 122.157 114.185 116.184 116.984 Central
12 San Antonio # 47-35 123.923 120.323 115.184 123.698 115.184 139.468 123.468 Southwest
13 Denver 46-36 122.952 118.952 121.544 123.447 113.611 116.339 117.139 Northwest
14 Minnesota # 47-35 122.266 118.666 117.933 125.629 113.338 109.264 117.264 Northwest
15 L.A. Clippers 42-40 119.768 118.968 115.694 127.079 111.391 128.595 120.995 Pacific
16 Milwaukee # 44-38 119.721 117.721 116.783 120.113 114.925 116.648 116.648 Central
17 Washington # 43-39 119.417 118.617 116.445 121.424 113.795 126.189 119.389 Southeast
18 Miami # 44-38 118.998 117.798 118.697 122.164 113.878 118.015 118.015 Southeast
19 Detroit 39-43 115.130 116.730 119.209 120.622 112.594 113.252 116.452 Central
20 Charlotte 36-46 112.611 116.611 118.735 120.452 111.935 113.630 117.630 Southeast
21 L.A. Lakers 35-47 111.612 116.412 115.795 120.856 110.163 100.614 112.614 Pacific
22 New York 29-53 104.274 113.874 113.224 117.700 109.042 106.725 114.725 Atlantic
23 Brooklyn 28-54 103.418 113.818 117.062 118.480 110.689 94.448 111.248 Atlantic
24 Dallas 24-58 101.550 115.150 113.420 119.669 110.527 109.676 116.076 Southwest
25 Chicago 27-55 101.219 112.419 109.519 118.072 106.454 116.102 116.902 Central
26 Sacramento 27-55 100.818 112.018 112.584 115.366 107.708 107.882 115.082 Pacific
27 Orlando 25-57 100.139 112.939 108.243 120.648 106.849 103.004 112.604 Southeast
28 Atlanta 24-58 98.744 112.344 111.581 115.932 108.179 117.951 117.151 Southeast
29 Memphis 22-60 97.793 112.993 110.565 120.294 105.143 118.867 118.067 Southwest
30 Phoenix 21-61 93.166 109.166 108.362 114.042 102.038 99.075 112.675 Pacific
Through 6/8/18

2016-17 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
17 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
17 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
16 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2016 season.
16 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2016 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 17 HI 17 LO 16 W/L 16 SEA DIVISION
1 Golden State #* 67-15 154.693 128.257 137.337 137.337 120.202 156.669 128.669 Pacific
2 San Antonio # 61-21 139.468 123.442 122.812 128.546 119.461 149.129 127.529 Southwest
3 Cleveland #+ 51-31 133.750 122.846 130.242 131.346 115.414 139.861 122.661 Central
4 Houston # 55-27 133.708 122.007 119.485 126.599 117.091 117.099 118.299 Southwest
5 Boston # 53-29 128.815 119.253 120.205 122.575 115.263 124.915 120.115 Atlantic
6 L.A. Clippers # 51-31 128.595 121.146 124.928 131.892 115.356 130.612 121.812 Pacific
7 Toronto # 51-31 127.902 120.551 116.773 128.462 114.779 132.786 120.786 Atlantic
8 Utah # 51-31 127.554 120.933 125.408 125.408 117.125 118.575 119.375 Northwest
9 Washington # 49-33 126.189 119.507 122.451 126.790 115.284 117.079 117.079 Southeast
10 OK City # 47-35 123.346 119.596 115.846 125.953 115.846 135.549 122.749 Northwest
11 Memphis # 43-39 118.867 117.926 114.420 122.043 110.670 116.338 117.138 Southwest
12 Miami 41-41 118.015 118.015 119.812 123.823 109.991 123.996 118.396 Southeast
13 Atlanta # 43-39 117.951 117.210 118.667 124.112 110.377 125.071 120.271 Southeast
14 Milwaukee # 42-40 116.648 116.665 117.086 121.728 110.442 108.279 114.679 Central
15 Portland # 41-41 116.486 118.120 118.966 123.490 114.080 120.219 118.219 Northwest
16 Denver 40-42 116.339 117.139 121.733 122.825 113.298 109.133 115.533 Northwest
17 Indiana # 42-40 116.184 117.102 120.061 120.688 113.406 122.193 119.393 Central
18 Chicago # 41-41 116.102 116.972 118.709 122.381 112.791 117.927 117.127 Central
19 Charlotte 36-46 113.630 117.630 114.264 121.380 113.540 123.727 118.527 Southeast
20 Detroit 37-45 113.252 116.452 115.675 124.220 109.418 120.013 119.213 Central
21 New Orleans 34-48 109.783 115.383 117.837 124.597 108.428 106.830 115.630 Southwest
22 Dallas 33-49 109.676 116.076 112.419 120.998 110.645 117.090 117.490 Southwest
23 Minnesota 31-51 109.264 117.264 115.634 123.934 114.002 104.292 113.892 Northwest
24 Sacramento 32-50 107.882 115.082 114.836 118.942 111.481 109.341 115.741 Pacific
25 New York 31-51 106.725 114.725 113.395 117.804 111.808 107.870 115.070 Atlantic
26 Orlando 29-53 103.004 112.604 111.401 116.276 109.146 111.191 115.991 Southeast
27 Philadelphia 28-54 101.995 112.395 109.287 117.040 107.958 83.616 108.416 Atlantic
28 L.A. Lakers 26-56 100.614 112.614 115.957 117.056 108.963 90.260 109.460 Pacific
29 Phoenix 24-48 99.075 112.675 112.702 116.625 107.745 97.369 111.769 Pacific
30 Brooklyn 20-62 94.448 111.248 115.139 116.585 107.424 96.101 112.101 Atlantic
Through 6/12/17

2015-16 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
16 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
16 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
15 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2015 season.
15 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2015 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 16 HI 16 LO 15 W/L 15 SEA DIVISION
1 Golden State #+ 73-9 156.669 128.669 129.866 136.365 122.999 129.610 154.810 Pacific
2 San Antonio # 67-15 149.129 127.529 126.313 133.135 119.526 129.278 140.078 Southwest
3 Cleveland #* 57-25 139.861 122.661 131.573 131.573 117.319 124.331 137.131 Central
4 OK City # 55-27 135.549 122.749 129.816 129.816 118.891 118.167 121.367 Northwest
5 Toronto # 56-26 132.786 120.786 123.013 125.032 117.485 117.338 122.138 Atlantic
6 L.A. Clippers # 53-29 130.612 121.812 122.124 124.691 117.557 127.172 139.172 Pacific
7 Atlanta # 48-34 125.071 120.271 119.812 126.173 116.734 121.226 136.426 Southeast
8 Boston # 48-34 124.915 120.115 117.749 123.243 117.295 122.062 119.662 Atlantic
9 Miami # 48-34 123.996 118.396 122.108 123.212 113.403 114.090 110.890 Southeast
10 Charlotte # 48-34 123.727 118.527 120.344 124.013 109.026 108.539 102.139 Southeast
11 Indiana # 45-37 122.193 119.393 121.846 126.108 115.635 120.015 117.615 Central
12 Portland # 44-38 120.219 118.219 125.112 125.112 113.911 117.885 124.685 Northwest
13 Detroit # 44-38 120.013 119.213 118.464 121.471 115.209 116.916 109.716 Central
14 Utah 40-42 118.575 119.375 121.946 123.483 115.871 120.994 118.594 Northwest
15 Chicago 42-40 117.927 117.127 114.408 122.145 113.148 121.999 129.199 Central
16 Houston # 41-41 117.099 118.299 120.732 121.061 113.464 123.995 136.395 Southwest
17 Dallas # 42-40 117.090 117.490 117.599 120.721 114.236 118.205 124.205 Southwest
18 Washington 41-41 117.079 117.079 118.732 120.003 114.656 120.316 125.116 Southeast
19 Memphis # 42-40 116.338 117.138 109.863 121.191 109.863 121.353 132.953 Southwest
20 Orlando 35-47 111.191 115.991 117.617 121.289 111.036 113.474 100.674 Southeast
21 Sacramento 33-49 109.341 115.741 116.311 119.838 112.301 113.127 103.527 Pacific
22 Denver 33-49 109.133 115.533 112.987 119.439 112.101 116.374 107.574 Northwest
23 Milwaukee 33-49 108.279 114.679 111.366 118.567 110.786 118.435 117.635 Central
24 New York 32-50 107.870 115.070 113.738 121.125 112.157 109.216 90.016 Atlantic
25 New Orleans 30-52 106.830 115.630 110.478 122.257 110.478 120.620 122.220 Southwest
26 Minnesota 29-53 104.292 113.892 117.291 117.647 107.276 106.579 86.579 Northwest
27 Phoenix 23-59 97.369 111.769 116.121 119.781 106.527 113.705 112.105 Pacific
28 Brooklyn 21-61 96.101 112.101 106.663 115.426 106.663 116.518 116.118 Atlantic
29 L.A. Lakers 17-65 90.260 109.460 107.650 113.034 105.406 108.230 92.230 Pacific
30 Philadelphia 10-72 83.616 108.416 110.121 112.202 103.746 108.903 90.503 Atlantic
Through 6/19/16

2014-15 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
15 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
15 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
14 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2014 season.
14 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2014 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 15 HI 15 LO 14 W/L 14 SEA DIVISION
1 Golden State #* 67-15 152.109 126.909 133.214 133.214 123.344 129.169 121.569 Pacific
2 Atlanta # 60-22 137.817 122.617 121.766 129.730 117.258 113.087 115.887 Southeast
3 L.A. Clippers # 56-26 135.488 123.488 127.725 127.725 119.560 135.375 122.975 Pacific
4 San Antonio # 55-27 135.242 124.442 127.667 132.660 118.857 145.040 124.640 Southwest
5 Cleveland #+ 53-29 134.022 121.222 127.893 127.893 111.528 107.904 114.304 Central
6 Houston # 56-26 133.705 121.305 126.012 126.012 118.793 131.083 121.483 Southwest
7 Memphis # 55-27 132.662 121.062 121.509 125.612 117.402 125.790 118.990 Southwest
8 Portland # 51-31 128.403 121.603 116.041 124.872 116.041 130.593 120.593 Northwest
9 Chicago # 50-32 126.752 119.552 123.024 124.469 116.186 122.261 117.861 Central
10 Dallas # 50-32 126.586 120.586 119.187 126.774 115.707 125.716 119.716 Southwest
11 Toronto # 49-33 124.649 119.849 116.031 125.423 115.916 124.951 119.751 Atlantic
12 OK City 45-37 123.464 120.264 118.167 125.361 114.376 138.100 123.300 Northwest
13 Washington # 46-36 123.377 118.577 121.489 121.489 113.580 120.015 117.215 Southeast
14 New Orleans # 45-37 119.818 118.218 120.922 121.472 114.478 109.218 114.818 Southwest
15 Phoenix 39-43 116.617 118.217 113.705 122.064 113.705 124.516 118.916 Pacific
16 Milwaukee # 41-41 116.061 116.861 118.616 121.576 110.683 88.789 109.589 Central
17 Indiana 38-44 114.882 117.282 120.015 124.607 114.102 132.935 120.535 Central
18 Utah 38-44 114.316 116.716 120.994 122.739 109.448 100.274 113.074 Northwest
19 Boston # 40-42 113.920 116.320 120.816 123.308 111.853 100.269 113.069 Atlantic
20 Miami 37-45 112.662 115.862 114.090 122.460 112.210 135.495 122.695 Southeast
21 Brooklyn # 38-44 112.216 115.416 115.937 120.305 111.979 119.081 117.481 Atlantic
22 Charlotte 33-49 108.755 115.155 108.539 120.326 108.539 116.232 116.232 Southeast
23 Detroit 32-50 108.492 115.692 116.916 123.178 109.673 104.040 113.640 Central
24 Denver 30-52 107.101 115.901 116.374 120.845 111.457 112.035 116.035 Northwest
25 Sacramento 29-53 105.001 114.601 113.127 120.969 110.594 104.793 115.193 Pacific
26 Orlando 25-57 99.585 112.385 113.474 115.356 110.027 97.920 112.320 Southeast
27 L.A. Lakers 21-61 96.723 112.723 108.230 116.030 108.230 100.430 111.630 Pacific
28 Minnesota 16-66 91.657 111.657 106.579 116.783 106.579 119.413 120.213 Northwest
29 Philadelphia 18-64 91.432 109.832 108.903 115.223 105.018 89.471 107.071 Atlantic
30 New York 17-65 90.902 110.102 109.216 119.681 105.572 112.262 115.462 Atlantic
 Through 6/16/15

2013-14 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
14 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
14 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
13 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2014 season.
13 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2014 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 14 HI 14 LO 13 W/L 13 SEA DIVISION
1 San Antonio #* 62-20 145.040 124.640 128.207 130.985 118.547 140.317 123.117 Southwest
2 OK City # 59-23 138.100 123.300 123.239 127.847 117.839 140.716 125.916 Northwest
3 Miami #+ 54-28 135.495 122.695 123.556 127.924 117.577 147.701 124.101 Southeast
4 L.A. Clippers # 57-25 135.375 122.975 124.144 127.135 119.691 133.236 122.036 Pacific
5 Indiana # 56-26 132.935 120.535 119.956 126.769 110.489 129.616 121.616 Central
6 Houston # 54-28 131.083 121.483 121.119 125.702 117.538 122.506 120.106 Southwest
7 Portland # 54-28 130.593 120.593 119.968 124.786 116.531 108.782 115.182 Northwest
8 Golden State # 51-31 129.169 121.569 122.133 125.681 117.594 122.637 117.837 Pacific
9 Memphis # 50-32 125.790 118.990 119.396 124.217 112.317 132.519 120.119 Southwest
10 Dallas # 49-33 125.716 119.716 123.902 123.902 117.034 118.145 118.145 Southwest
11 Toronto # 48-34 124.951 119.751 119.738 123.572 114.832 109.831 115.431 Atlantic
12 Phoenix 48-34 124.516 118.916 121.658 122.857 115.177 99.164 111.964 Pacific
13 Chicago # 48-34 122.261 117.861 116.444 123.489 110.853 120.188 117.788 Central
14 Washington # 44-38 120.015 117.215 118.851 120.890 112.363 106.382 115.982 Southeast
15 Minnesota 40-42 119.413 120.213 118.826 124.586 117.246 106.164 114.164 Northwest
16 Brooklyn # 44-38 119.081 117.481 120.150 122.460 111.810 124.299 118.299 Atlantic
17 Charlotte # 43-39 116.232 116.232 115.477 121.017 109.429 91.454 107.454 Southeast
18 Atlanta # 38-44 113.087 115.887 118.590 121.185 110.491 117.968 116.368 Southeast
19 New York 37-45 112.262 115.462 121.308 121.308 111.841 129.877 119.477 Atlantic
20 Denver 36-46 112.035 116.035 118.655 121.541 108.146 135.935 123.935 Northwest
21 New Orleans 34-48 109.218 114.818 112.988 119.189 111.504 104.318 115.518 Southwest
22 Cleveland 33-49 107.904 114.304 116.862 118.975 108.910 100.439 114.039 Central
23 Sacramento 28-54 104.793 115.193 113.880 118.955 112.891 102.901 113.301 Pacific
24 Detroit 29-53 104.040 113.640 110.751 118.139 109.278 102.814 112.414 Central
25 L.A. Lakers 27-55 100.430 111.630 110.007 117.533 106.460 119.596 117.996 Pacific
26 Utah 25-57 100.274 113.074 107.417 118.168 107.417 119.228 117.628 Northwest
27 Boston 25-57 100.269 113.069 111.041 118.780 107.748 116.901 117.301 Atlantic
28 Orlando 23-59 97.920 112.320 113.978 116.366 107.169 92.555 109.355 Southeast
29 Philadelphia 19-63 89.471 107.071 107.876 118.198 99.248 108.047 113.647 Atlantic
30 Milwaukee 15-67 88.789 109.589 110.246 115.087 104.483 111.604 115.604 Central
Through 6/15/14

2012-13 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
13 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
13 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
12 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2012 season.
12 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2012 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 13 HI 13 LO 12 W/L 12 SEA DIVISION
1 Miami #* 66-16 147.701 124.101 127.830 129.311 117.583 119.013 117.013 Southeast
2 OK City # 60-22 140.716 125.916 123.375 128.553 123.220 133.959 123.159 Northwest
3 San Antonio #+ 58-24 140.317 123.117 127.640 127.643 119.701 140.082 122.882 Southwest
4 Denver # 57-25 135.935 123.935 121.122 127.536 116.918 104.812 112.012 Northwest
5 L.A. Clippers # 56-26 133.236 122.036 121.566 128.788 115.466 125.737 120.137 Pacific
6 Memphis # 56-26 132.519 120.119 124.248 126.872 116.143 135.430 124.630 Southwest
7 New York # 54-28 129.877 119.477 118.761 126.178 115.136 120.572 118.172 Atlantic
8 Indiana # 49-32 129.616 121.616 121.477 125.444 115.201 126.637 119.837 Central
9 Brooklyn # 49-33 124.299 118.299 117.552 121.085 109.293 83.576 104.776 Atlantic
10 Golden State # 47-35 122.637 117.837 122.993 122.993 113.948 118.214 117.414 Pacific
11 Houston # 45-37 122.506 120.106 119.516 125.759 115.030 125.713 119.313 Southwest
12 Chicago # 45-37 120.188 117.788 116.302 120.681 113.944 101.709 112.109 Central
13 L.A. Lakers # 45-37 119.596 117.996 116.268 120.428 115.660 124.497 119.697 Pacific
14 Utah 43-39 119.228 117.628 121.179 121.179 114.806 120.890 118.490 Northwest
15 Dallas 41-41 118.145 118.145 117.913 120.554 110.599 123.475 119.475 Southwest
16 Atlanta # 44-38 117.968 116.368 115.231 123.191 112.554 124.064 119.264 Southeast
17 Boston # 41-40 116.901 117.301 115.164 120.911 112.543 123.128 119.128 Atlantic
18 Milwaukee # 38-44 111.604 115.604 114.332 119.718 112.777 107.720 114.920 Central
19 Toronto 34-48 109.831 115.431 115.172 120.093 108.293 105.730 113.730 Atlantic
20 Portland 33-49 108.782 115.182 111.575 118.902 110.734 112.897 116.897 Northwest
21 Philadelphia 34-48 108.047 113.647 113.981 119.969 109.158 121.662 120.062 Atlantic
22 Washington 29-53 106.382 115.982 113.488 119.856 108.840 101.429 111.829 Southeast
23 Minnesota 31-51 106.164 114.164 114.661 119.426 109.497 102.815 111.615 Northwest
24 New Orleans 27-55 104.318 115.518 113.421 119.257 111.493 104.453 114.053 Southwest
25 Sacramento 28-54 102.901 113.301 115.507 119.529 107.844 103.983 112.783 Pacific
26 Detroit 29-53 102.814 112.414 113.816 118.352 104.770 106.511 114.511 Central
27 Cleveland 24-58 100.439 114.039 110.673 119.613 109.596 121.445 119.045 Central
28 Phoenix 25-57 99.164 111.964 113.056 117.265 108.204 117.633 117.633 Pacific
29 Orlando 20-62 92.555 109.355 109.836 118.773 105.413 121.768 118.568 Southeast
30 Charlotte 21-61 91.454 107.454 109.060 112.942 100.795 136.178 122.578 Southeast
 Through 6/20/13

2011-12 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
12 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
12 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
11 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2011 season.
11 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2011 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 12 HI 12 LO 11 W/L 11 SEA DIVISION
1 San Antonio # 50-16 140.082 122.882 127.197 127.197 118.902 137.043 121.843 Southwest
2 Chicago # 50-16 136.178 122.578 119.671 123.037 119.671 139.313 121.713 Central
3 Miami #* 46-20 135.430 124.630 129.600 129.600 120.223 138.200 123.000 Southeast
4 OK City #+ 47-19 133.959 123.159 128.448 128.448 119.855 131.598 119.998 Northwest
5 L.A. Clippers # 40-26 126.637 119.837 120.306 120.306 115.235 106.751 113.951 Pacific
6 L.A. Lakers # 41-25 125.737 120.137 119.208 121.776 118.405 134.389 122.389 Pacific
7 Indiana # 42-24 125.713 119.313 121.837 121.837 114.955 112.085 116.485 Central
8 Memphis # 41-25 124.497 119.697 121.129 121.129 115.418 126.924 118.524 Southwest
9 Atlanta # 40-26 124.064 119.264 122.978 122.978 113.407 119.841 117.441 Southeast
10 Denver # 38-28 123.475 119.475 122.184 122.184 114.668 126.441 120.441 Northwest
11 Boston # 39-27 123.128 119.128 124.830 124.830 114.635 134.138 121.738 Atlantic
12 Orlando # 37-29 121.768 118.568 112.325 119.347 112.325 129.680 121.680 Southeast
13 Philadelphia # 35-31 121.662 120.062 121.831 121.831 115.047 116.804 118.004 Atlantic
14 Dallas # 36-30 121.445 119.045 116.513 124.822 113.643 137.970 120.770 Southwest
15 Utah # 36-30 120.890 118.490 119.427 119.427 114.215 114.885 116.485 Northwest
16 New York # 36-30 120.572 118.172 116.720 117.485 113.884 116.119 116.919 Atlantic
17 Milwaukee 31-35 119.013 117.013 117.579 117.579 112.703 115.333 116.133 Central
18 Houston 34-32 118.214 117.414 115.063 120.178 113.541 119.840 118.240 Southwest
19 Phoenix 33-33 117.633 117.633 119.151 119.151 112.795 116.469 117.269 Pacific
20 Portland 28-38 112.897 116.897 111.353 118.235 111.353 122.809 118.009 Northwest
21 Minnesota 26-40 107.720 114.920 110.529 110.529 108.587 91.470 110.670 Northwest
22 Golden State 23-43 106.511 114.511 110.717 119.558 109.641 110.858 114.858 Pacific
23 Toronto 23-43 105.730 113.730 113.045 113.045 108.497 96.483 111.683 Atlantic
24 Detroit 25-41 104.812 112.012 110.540 114.051 107.422 104.133 112.933 Central
25 New Orleans 21-45 104.453 114.053 117.214 118.432 109.837 121.518 118.318 Southwest
26 Sacramento 22-44 103.983 112.783 111.490 117.075 108.533 99.359 112.959 Pacific
27 New Jersey 22-44 102.815 111.615 112.579 112.579 106.413 97.861 111.461 Atlantic
28 Cleveland 21-45 101.709 112.109 109.783 111.862 105.515 91.737 109.337 Central
29 Washington 20-46 101.429 111.829 118.190 118.190 107.283 95.956 110.356 Southeast
30 Charlotte 7-59 83.576 104.776 99.534 109.014 99.534 109.843 113.843 Southeast
Through 6/21/12

2010-11 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
11 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
11 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
10 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2010 season.
10 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2010 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 11 HI 11 LO 10 W/L 10 SEA DIVISION
1 Chicago # 62-20 139.313 121.713 123.037 127.310 116.261 114.273 115.473 Central
2 Miami #+ 58-24 138.200 123.000 124.337 126.618 118.595 122.527 118.927 Southeast
3 Dallas #* 57-25 137.970 120.770 124.822 124.905 113.467 129.976 119.576 Southwest
4 San Antonio # 61-21 137.043 121.843 119.104 126.056 118.018 127.227 120.827 Southwest
5 L.A. Lakers # 57-25 134.389 122.389 121.776 129.506 117.417 138.966 122.566 Pacific
6 Boston # 56-26 134.138 121.738 121.493 128.056 116.523 129.050 120.250 Atlantic
7 OK City # 55-27 131.598 119.998 123.141 125.550 111.649 125.679 119.279 Northwest
8 Orlando # 52-30 129.680 121.680 119.347 128.451 115.572 140.087 123.287 Southeast
9 Memphis # 46-26 126.924 118.524 120.561 123.165 112.758 115.951 116.751 Southwest
10 Denver # 50-32 126.441 120.441 119.523 126.788 115.721 129.544 120.744 Northwest
11 Portland # 48-34 122.809 118.009 118.235 122.532 113.086 126.218 119.818 Northwest
12 New Orleans # 46-36 121.518 118.318 118.432 125.465 114.510 111.476 114.676 Southwest
13 Atlanta # 44-38 119.841 117.441 117.741 122.382 113.105 128.736 120.336 Southeast
14 Houston 43-39 119.840 118.240 120.178 122.570 112.532 118.987 118.187 Southwest
15 Philadelphia # 41-41 116.804 118.004 116.613 122.691 112.424 102.439 113.639 Atlantic
16 Phoenix 40-42 116.469 117.269 113.386 122.934 111.434 133.002 121.002 Pacific
17 New York # 42-40 116.119 116.919 117.485 121.627 111.982 103.891 113.491 Atlantic
18 Milwaukee 35-37 115.333 116.133 116.377 119.781 112.988 121.658 118.058 Central
19 Utah 39-43 114.885 116.485 113.827 124.688 110.730 129.766 120.966 Northwest
20 Indiana # 37-45 112.085 116.485 116.338 121.720 110.326 107.997 115.197 Central
21 Golden State 36-46 110.858 114.858 119.558 119.558 109.703 101.023 113.023 Pacific
22 Charlotte 38-48 109.843 113.843 109.014 118.084 108.270 117.977 117.177 Southeast
23 L.A. Clippers 32-50 106.751 113.951 115.298 120.509 107.813 101.792 111.392 Pacific
24 Detroit 30-52 104.133 112.933 114.051 116.221 109.838 101.021 112.221 Central
25 Sacramento 24-58 99.359 112.959 117.075 118.810 107.639 99.628 112.428 Pacific
26 New Jersey 24-58 97.861 111.461 106.386 115.608 106.386 85.763 108.963 Atlantic
27 Toronto 22-60 96.483 111.683 109.918 117.277 107.811 114.383 115.183 Atlantic
28 Washington 23-59 95.956 110.356 110.505 113.511 104.321 101.175 113.175 Southeast
29 Cleveland 19-63 91.737 109.337 111.862 115.273 102.037 139.723 123.323 Central
30 Minnesota 17-65 91.470 110.670 107.256 114.278 104.501 88.932 109.732 Northwest
Through 6/12/11

2009-10 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
10 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
10 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
09 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2009 season.
09 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2009 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 10 HI 10 LO 09 W/L 09 SEA DIVISION
1 Orlando # 59-23 140.087 123.287 128.628 128.628 117.454 139.623 122.823 Southeast
2 Cleveland # 61-21 139.723 123.323 121.789 127.304 120.457 144.706 124.306 Central
3 L.A. Lakers #* 57-25 138.966 122.566 127.346 127.613 117.596 147.580 124.780 Pacific
4 Phoenix # 54-28 133.002 121.002 125.112 125.159 116.013 124.119 118.519 Pacific
5 Dallas # 55-27 129.976 119.576 122.605 123.084 113.973 125.976 119.576 Southwest
6 Utah # 53-29 129.766 120.966 117.259 125.956 115.137 124.439 119.639 Northwest
7 Denver 53-29 129.544 120.744 116.741 124.834 116.741 130.174 120.574 Northwest
8 Boston #+ 50-32 129.050 120.250 127.245 127.245 115.554 142.777 124.377 Atlantic
9 Atlanta # 53-29 128.736 120.336 118.741 124.808 117.392 121.935 118.335 Southeast
10 San Antonio # 50-32 127.227 120.827 122.001 124.065 116.819 129.674 120.074 Southwest
11 Portland # 50-32 126.218 119.818 118.155 123.880 115.959 130.351 120.751 Northwest
12 OK City # 50-32 125.679 119.279 117.248 122.496 114.982 96.442 111.642 Northwest
13 Miami # 47-35 122.527 118.927 116.181 124.549 115.747 117.110 116.710 Southeast
14 Milwaukee # 46-36 121.658 118.058 119.258 125.288 112.822 108.871 114.871 Central
15 Houston 42-40 118.987 118.187 118.159 123.313 113.015 129.959 120.359 Southwest
16 Charlotte # 44-38 117.977 117.177 117.607 124.363 110.247 109.343 115.743 Southeast
17 Memphis 40-42 115.951 116.751 111.634 122.030 110.511 97.552 111.152 Southwest
18 Toronto 40-42 114.383 115.183 113.062 119.934 109.174 108.697 115.097 Atlantic
19 Chicago # 41-41 114.273 115.473 117.738 120.011 107.837 115.670 116.870 Central
20 New Orleans 37-45 111.476 114.676 110.930 118.010 109.607 125.139 118.739 Southwest
21 Indiana 32-50 107.997 115.197 122.433 122.697 110.246 113.044 117.044 Central
22 New York 29-53 103.891 113.491 112.912 118.445 110.074 107.182 114.382 Atlantic
23 Philadelphia 27-55 102.439 113.639 113.346 118.309 109.779 116.947 116.947 Atlantic
24 L.A. Clippers 29-53 101.792 111.392 105.817 119.795 105.817 91.977 109.577 Pacific
25 Washington 26-56 101.175 113.175 114.744 116.531 110.081 92.572 110.172 Southeast
26 Golden State 26-56 101.023 113.023 112.122 117.240 110.206 104.144 113.744 Pacific
27 Detroit 27-55 101.021 112.221 115.170 117.411 107.612 115.436 117.036 Central
28 Sacramento 25-57 99.628 112.428 112.089 116.578 105.951 90.956 110.156 Pacific
29 Minnesota 15-67 88.932 109.732 107.352 114.919 105.041 99.013 112.613 Northwest
30 New Jersey 12-70 85.763 108.963 114.073 114.084 102.739 109.450 115.050 Atlantic
Through 6/17/10

2008-09 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
09 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
09 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
08 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2008 season.
08 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2008 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 09 HI 09 LO 08 W/L 08 SEA DIVISION
1 L.A. Lakers #* 65-17 147.580 124.780 132.799 132.799 121.206 139.659 124.059 Pacific
2 Cleveland # 66-16 144.706 124.306 126.830 128.548 121.066 120.591 116.991 Central
3 Boston # 62-20 142.777 124.377 119.484 130.083 118.613 147.598 125.198 Atlantic
4 Orlando #+ 59-23 139.623 122.823 126.360 128.577 118.472 129.283 120.483 Southeast
5 Portland # 54-28 130.351 120.751 125.580 126.265 116.137 116.068 116.068 Northwest
6 Denver # 54-28 130.174 120.574 126.966 126.966 117.622 124.917 119.317 Northwest
7 Houston # 53-29 129.959 120.359 124.268 124.489 116.446 131.732 121.332 Southwest
8 San Antonio # 54-28 129.674 120.074 119.240 123.483 115.783 134.766 122.366 Southwest
9 Dallas # 50-32 125.976 119.576 122.680 123.438 113.778 128.009 121.209 Southwest
10 New Orleans # 49-33 125.139 118.739 112.116 125.921 112.116 135.143 121.943 Southwest
11 Utah # 48-34 124.439 119.639 115.280 125.817 115.186 133.450 123.050 Northwest
12 Phoenix 46-36 124.119 118.519 117.158 123.121 114.762 131.545 121.545 Pacific
13 Atlanta # 47-35 121.935 118.335 117.338 124.203 114.229 111.643 115.243 Southeast
14 Miami # 43-39 117.110 116.710 119.361 120.260 111.351 87.998 108.798 Southeast
15 Philadelphia # 41-41 116.947 116.947 115.094 123.344 114.004 115.468 117.068 Atlantic
16 Chicago # 41-41 115.670 116.870 116.702 120.444 111.967 108.098 114.498 Central
17 Detroit # 39-43 115.436 117.036 116.222 121.631 113.975 138.250 122.650 Central
18 Indiana 36-46 113.044 117.044 120.594 121.827 113.578 111.707 115.707 Central
19 New Jersey 34-48 109.450 115.050 116.577 118.637 112.128 107.816 113.416 Atlantic
20 Charlotte 35-47 109.343 115.743 114.661 118.557 112.605 105.566 112.766 Southeast
21 Milwaukee 34-48 108.871 114.871 114.921 120.073 110.857 99.323 111.323 Central
22 Toronto 33-49 108.697 115.097 114.062 119.043 112.062 117.527 119.127 Atlantic
23 New York 32-50 107.182 114.382 114.296 118.653 108.628 96.817 111.217 Atlantic
24 Golden State 29-53 104.144 113.744 112.753 120.806 109.226 124.933 119.333 Pacific
25 Minnesota 24-58 99.013 112.613 112.211 118.100 108.458 95.504 110.704 Northwest
26 Memphis 24-58 97.552 111.152 117.135 117.135 107.015 96.904 112.104 Southwest
27 OK City 23-59 96.442 111.642 109.489 115.738 105.475 93.072 109.872 Northwest
28 Washington 19-63 92.572 110.172 111.714 116.433 104.486 117.822 117.022 Southeast
29 L.A. Clippers 19-63 91.977 109.577 109.399 116.576 104.454 97.374 111.774 Pacific
30 Sacramento 17-65 90.956 110.156 106.641 113.885 106.641 112.903 115.303 Pacific
Through 6/14/09

2007-08 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
08 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
08 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
07 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2007 season.
07 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2007 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 08 HI 08 LO 07 W/L 07 SEA DIVISION
1 Boston #* 66-16 147.598 125.198 126.562 129.557 120.931 100.800 114.400 Atlantic
2 L.A. Lakers #+ 57-25 139.659 124.059 125.673 128.584 120.009 116.965 117.365 Pacific
3 Detroit # 59-23 138.250 122.650 122.209 125.504 118.166 130.899 119.699 Central
4 New Orleans # 56-26 135.143 121.943 123.489 127.758 119.320 113.272 114.872 Southwest
5 San Antonio # 56-26 134.766 122.366 125.574 125.835 117.878 142.512 124.112 Southwest
6 Utah # 54-28 133.450 123.050 126.167 128.423 121.031 127.236 118.836 Northwest
7 Houston # 55-27 131.732 121.332 122.920 129.098 118.783 128.599 120.199 Southwest
8 Phoenix # 55-27 131.545 121.545 123.767 125.471 115.693 139.411 123.011 Pacific
9 Orlando # 52-30 129.283 120.483 122.428 124.547 114.912 114.083 116.483 Southeast
10 Dallas # 51-31 128.009 121.209 119.779 124.969 117.685 143.242 123.242 Southwest
11 Golden State 48-34 124.933 119.333 117.492 123.498 117.063 116.897 116.497 Pacific
12 Denver # 50-32 124.917 119.317 119.239 123.754 116.961 120.096 118.096 Northwest
13 Cleveland # 45-37 120.591 116.991 122.388 122.388 115.938 128.115 119.315 Central
14 Washington # 43-39 117.822 117.022 115.790 120.972 113.036 114.851 116.451 Southeast
15 Toronto # 40-41 117.527 119.127 117.559 123.317 115.239 120.956 116.956 Atlantic
16 Portland 41-41 116.068 116.068 115.307 122.982 111.771 106.006 113.206 Northwest
17 Philadelphia # 40-42 115.468 117.068 116.376 122.180 112.015 109.839 114.639 Atlantic
18 Sacramento 38-44 112.903 115.303 117.405 120.371 112.202 109.894 116.294 Pacific
19 Indiana 36-46 111.707 115.707 119.104 119.104 111.519 109.852 114.652 Central
20 Atlanta # 37-45 111.643 115.243 115.239 118.559 112.098 103.659 112.459 Southeast
21 Chicago 33-49 108.098 114.498 110.784 116.580 109.643 128.547 121.347 Central
22 New Jersey 34-48 107.816 113.416 112.031 115.544 107.355 116.937 116.937 Atlantic
23 Charlotte 32-50 105.566 112.766 115.286 117.115 107.503 107.786 114.186 Southeast
24 Milwaukee 26-56 99.323 111.323 108.304 112.615 108.304 104.513 114.913 Central
25 L.A. Clippers 23-59 97.374 111.774 106.165 115.840 105.147 116.188 116.988 Pacific
26 Memphis 22-60 96.904 112.104 108.989 114.525 105.883 97.882 113.082 Southwest
27 New York 23-59 96.817 111.217 112.613 115.694 105.676 107.898 114.298 Atlantic
28 Minnesota 22-60 95.504 110.704 111.424 116.442 106.510 107.971 115.171 Northwest
29 Seattle 20-62 93.072 109.872 108.660 112.586 104.699 106.583 114.583 Northwest
30 Miami 15-67 87.998 108.798 106.019 110.854 103.188 116.635 115.835 Southeast
Through 6/17/08

2006-07 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
07 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
07 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
06 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2006 season.
06 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2006 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 07 HI 07 LO 06 W/L 06 SEA DIVISION
1 Dallas # 67-15 143.242 123.242 119.946 129.898 116.400 137.196 119.996 Southwest
2 San Antonio #* 58-24 142.512 124.112 129.121 129.730 112.162 139.000 121.000 Southwest
3 Phoenix # 61-21 139.411 123.011 122.899 129.207 113.846 130.092 119.692 Pacific
4 Detroit # 53-29 130.899 119.699 122.098 124.546 115.820 140.465 121.265 Central
5 Houston # 52-30 128.599 120.199 117.301 124.130 116.712 108.377 113.977 Southwest
6 Chicago # 49-33 128.547 121.347 124.319 128.577 114.332 114.331 115.131 Central
7 Cleveland #+ 50-32 128.115 119.315 125.313 125.313 114.354 124.527 116.927 Central
8 Utah # 51-31 127.236 118.836 122.027 125.823 109.471 112.696 112.696 Northwest
9 Toronto # 47-35 120.956 116.956 117.235 124.914 111.193 101.250 112.450 Atlantic
10 Denver # 45-37 120.096 118.096 118.519 122.964 113.080 116.508 115.308 Northwest
11 L.A. Lakers # 42-40 116.965 117.365 116.175 122.278 110.739 119.154 116.354 Pacific
12 New Jersey # 41-41 116.937 116.937 120.254 120.254 112.506 122.308 116.308 Atlantic
13 Golden State # 42-40 116.897 116.497 122.002 125.890 108.067 108.396 113.996 Pacific
14 Miami # 44-38 116.635 115.835 113.723 123.005 110.726 131.158 118.758 Southeast
15 L.A. Clippers 40-42 116.188 116.988 119.483 121.179 112.994 121.881 116.281 Pacific
16 Washington # 41-41 114.851 116.451 113.798 123.073 109.468 115.723 115.723 Southeast
17 Orlando # 40-42 114.083 116.483 118.764 121.915 113.214 109.300 113.300 Southeast
18 New Orleans 39-43 113.272 114.872 118.611 118.911 109.543 110.231 112.631 Southwest
19 Sacramento 33-49 109.894 116.294 113.816 120.548 110.694 117.415 115.815 Pacific
20 Indiana 35-47 109.852 114.652 112.232 119.609 108.149 115.854 116.654 Central
21 Philadelphia 35-47 109.839 114.639 118.987 118.987 110.218 111.473 113.873 Atlantic
22 Minnesota 32-50 107.971 115.171 108.593 121.115 108.593 107.823 114.223 Northwest
23 New York 33-49 107.898 114.298 112.772 117.672 110.865 96.081 110.481 Atlantic
24 Charlotte 33-49 107.786 114.186 117.699 119.459 108.374 98.719 110.719 Southeast
25 Seattle 31-51 106.583 114.583 109.997 118.728 109.997 108.585 113.385 Northwest
26 Portland 32-50 106.006 113.206 110.683 119.165 109.741 91.808 107.808 Northwest
27 Milwaukee 28-54 104.513 114.913 110.262 123.003 109.505 112.350 114.350 Central
28 Atlanta 30-52 103.659 112.459 111.781 121.024 108.428 97.635 109.635 Southeast
29 Boston 24-58 100.800 114.400 114.316 120.678 109.304 107.315 113.715 Atlantic
30 Memphis 22-60 97.882 113.082 115.445 118.457 108.139 122.419 117.619 Southwest
Through 6/14/07

2005-06 NBA Rankings

The Dunkel NBA Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for game predictions, which can be found HERE. The categories below are as follows:

W/L RTG — Index rating for the season adjusted for won/loss record.
SEA RTG — Pure Index rating for season.
REC RTG — Most recent pure Index rating.
06 HI — Highest pure Index rating for season.
06 LO — Lowest pure Index rating for season.
05 W/L — Adjusted Index rating for 2005 season.
05 SEA — Pure Index rating for 2005 season.
# — Made Playoffs
* — NBA Champion
+ — NBA Runner-Up

RANK TEAMS RECORD W/L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG 06 HI 06 LO 05 W/L 05 SEA DIVISION
1 Detroit # 64-18 140.47 121.265 124.000 125.500 116.400 136.40 124.000 Central
2 San Antonio # 63-19 139.00 121.000 124.300 124.300 116.600 142.30 124.300 Southwest
3 Dallas #+ 60-22 137.20 119.996 119.000 124.500 116.800 132.20 119.000 Southwest
4 Miami #* 52-30 131.16 118.758 120.400 122.600 115.700 137.60 120.400 Southeast
5 Phoenix # 54-28 130.09 119.692 122.000 124.900 117.000 140.00 122.000 Pacific
6 Cleveland # 50-32 124.53 116.927 113.300 121.700 113.300 114.10 113.300 Central
7 Memphis # 49-33 122.42 117.619 114.500 121.900 113.500 116.10 114.500 Southwest
8 New Jersey # 49-33 122.31 116.308 111.700 123.200 111.400 110.90 111.700 Atlantic
9 L.A. Clippers # 47-35 121.88 116.281 112.300 122.900 111.100 109.10 112.300 Pacific
10 L.A. Lakers # 45-37 119.15 116.354 111.500 122.200 111.500 105.90 111.500 Pacific
11 Sacramento # 44-38 117.42 115.815 114.500 121.200 110.700 120.50 114.500 Pacific
12 Denver # 44-38 116.51 115.308 115.900 119.900 111.000 121.10 115.900 Northwest
13 Indiana # 41-41 115.85 116.654 115.700 120.900 109.600 117.70 115.700 Central
14 Washington # 42-40 115.72 115.723 114.100 120.600 109.400 115.70 114.100 Southeast
15 Chicago # 41-41 114.33 115.131 113.100 121.600 110.600 117.10 113.100 Central
16 Utah 41-41 112.70 112.696 110.300 116.300 108.700 98.30 110.300 Northwest
17 Milwaukee # 40-42 112.35 114.350 111.200 118.000 109.600 102.40 111.200 Central
18 Philadelphia 38-44 111.47 113.873 112.500 117.700 109.100 112.90 112.500 Atlantic
19 New Orleans 38-44 110.23 112.631 109.000 119.100 108.800 90.60 109.000 Southwest
20 Orlando 36-46 109.30 113.300 111.000 122.100 109.500 107.00 111.000 Southeast
21 Seattle 35-47 108.58 113.385 118.000 118.000 107.600 127.20 118.000 Northwest
22 Golden State 34-48 108.40 113.996 113.700 118.000 109.900 108.10 113.700 Pacific
23 Houston 34-48 108.38 113.977 117.900 117.900 108.700 125.50 117.900 Southwest
24 Minnesota 33-49 107.82 114.223 115.300 118.900 110.300 117.70 115.300 Northwest
25 Boston 33-49 107.32 113.715 113.900 116.000 110.200 116.70 113.900 Atlantic
26 Toronto 27-55 101.25 112.450 112.200 120.100 106.000 105.80 112.200 Atlantic
27 Charlotte 26-56 98.72 110.719 107.300 115.700 104.900 88.90 107.300 Southeast
28 Atlanta 26-56 97.63 109.635 104.100 114.600 102.900 81.70 104.100 Southeast
29 New York 23-59 96.08 110.481 112.300 114.300 105.300 105.90 112.300 Atlantic
30 Portland 21-61 91.81 107.808 110.400 113.900 101.900 99.20 110.400 Northwest
Through 6/20/06