NBA BASKETBALL Teams RANKINGS

The Dunkel Index analyzes game data to produce a power rating for each team. Those ratings are the basis for our game predictions.

BASKETBALL: NBA RANKINGS

Sport

League

Season


  • 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.
  • HI
    Highest pure Index rating for season.
  • LO
    Lowest pure Index rating for season.
  • W/L +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • SEA +/-
    Percentage increase/decrease for pure Index rating over previous season.
  • 20 W/L
    Adjusted Index rating for 2020 season.
  • 20 SEA
    Pure Index rating for 2020 season.

Regular Season

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
1 Utah Jazz 42-15 144.159 124.207 121.099 131.113 114.768 130.726 118.903 0.10% 0.04%
2 Phoenix Suns 40-16 140.351 122.615 120.085 127.290 116.223 111.997 115.692 0.25% 0.06%
3 Philadelphia 76ers 39-17 137.505 121.248 124.257 128.062 116.054 128.676 119.069 0.07% 0.02%
4 Los Angeles Clippers 39-19 136.567 121.788 124.579 127.826 113.111 142.538 123.325 -0.04% -0.01%
5 Brooklyn Nets 38-18 134.424 119.645 120.357 125.143 114.348 114.838 116.316 0.17% 0.03%
6 Denver Nuggets 36-20 133.314 121.490 122.040 125.380 117.139 132.575 118.535 0.01% 0.02%
7 Milwaukee Bucks 35-21 131.907 121.562 120.329 127.298 116.724 153.346 124.526 -0.14% -0.02%
8 Los Angeles Lakers 35-22 131.336 121.729 121.311 128.533 115.896 148.509 124.122 -0.12% -0.02%
9 Dallas Mavericks 30-25 122.869 119.174 119.017 125.720 113.582 129.123 120.995 -0.05% -0.02%
10 Portland Trail Blazers 32-23 122.605 115.955 117.978 119.957 112.098 113.496 116.452 0.08% 0.00%
11 Boston Celtics 31-26 122.328 118.633 123.251 125.384 113.315 139.534 121.799 -0.12% -0.03%
12 Memphis Grizzlies 29-26 121.191 118.974 123.198 125.188 114.466 113.305 116.999 0.07% 0.02%
13 Atlanta Hawks 30-26 120.298 117.342 119.449 121.423 112.973 90.736 110.689 0.33% 0.06%
14 New York Knicks 30-27 119.168 116.951 123.278 123.278 109.969 93.743 111.478 0.27% 0.05%
15 Miami Heat 28-28 116.920 116.920 114.638 122.802 111.008 129.620 118.535 -0.10% -0.01%
16 San Antonio Spurs 27-28 116.731 117.470 120.014 121.741 110.787 111.145 116.318 0.05% 0.01%
17 Charlotte Hornets 27-28 115.893 116.632 112.974 120.538 112.882 97.942 111.982 0.18% 0.04%
18 Indiana Pacers 26-29 114.588 116.805 116.414 120.586 113.406 131.329 118.766 -0.13% -0.02%
19 Golden State Warriors 28-29 114.491 115.230 118.853 121.049 106.387 84.607 110.471 0.35% 0.04%
20 New Orleans Pelicans 25-31 112.626 117.059 114.999 121.520 112.266 108.856 117.724 0.03% -0.01%
21 Toronto Raptors 23-34 108.392 116.521 116.684 121.395 107.417 146.987 121.862 -0.26% -0.04%
22 Chicago Bulls 23-33 107.404 114.794 113.176 119.397 107.061 97.414 112.932 0.10% 0.02%
23 Washington Wizards 23-33 105.557 112.946 117.647 117.647 106.542 96.650 112.907 0.09% 0.00%
24 Sacramento Kings 22-34 104.673 113.541 110.800 119.974 107.006 108.811 116.200 -0.04% -0.02%
25 Oklahoma City Thunder 20-36 100.003 111.827 101.026 118.323 99.987 131.439 119.615 -0.24% -0.07%
26 Cleveland Cavaliers 20-36 98.783 110.607 110.577 118.058 102.719 90.638 110.590 0.09% 0.00%
27 Orlando Magic 18-38 96.378 111.157 108.960 117.983 105.864 111.499 116.672 -0.14% -0.05%
28 Detroit Pistons 17-40 96.075 113.071 112.028 117.013 105.856 92.636 111.850 0.04% 0.01%
29 Houston Rockets 14-42 90.801 111.492 108.275 123.451 101.507 131.168 119.344 -0.31% -0.07%
30 Minnesota Timberwolves 15-42 89.751 109.703 110.282 114.155 104.908 93.364 112.577 -0.04% -0.03%

Postseason

RANK TEAMS RECORD W / L RTG SEA RTG REC RTG HI LO 20 W/L 20 SEA W/L +/- SEA +/-
Rankings not yet available for this season

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