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 Los Angeles Lakers 12-4 131.446 125.534 125.906 128.533 121.857 148.509 124.122 -0.11% 0.01%
2 Phoenix Suns 8-5 126.308 124.091 119.250 127.290 118.919 111.997 115.692 0.13% 0.07%
3 Milwaukee Bucks 9-6 125.035 122.818 121.501 127.298 118.797 153.346 124.526 -0.18% -0.01%
4 Utah Jazz 11-4 124.646 119.474 124.518 124.518 114.768 130.726 118.903 -0.05% 0.00%
5 Los Angeles Clippers 11-4 124.222 119.050 123.925 123.925 113.111 142.538 123.325 -0.13% -0.03%
6 Philadelphia 76ers 10-5 123.216 119.522 119.515 123.832 116.054 128.676 119.069 -0.04% 0.00%
7 Boston Celtics 8-5 122.214 119.997 116.851 125.384 116.851 139.534 121.799 -0.12% -0.01%
8 Brooklyn Nets 9-7 121.383 119.905 117.441 123.122 115.555 114.838 116.316 0.06% 0.03%
9 Denver Nuggets 7-7 120.292 120.292 122.540 122.690 117.747 132.575 118.535 -0.09% 0.01%
10 Indiana Pacers 8-6 119.605 118.127 114.991 120.457 114.991 131.329 118.766 -0.09% -0.01%
11 Dallas Mavericks 7-7 119.536 119.536 118.260 124.877 115.068 129.123 120.995 -0.07% -0.01%
12 San Antonio Spurs 8-7 119.451 118.712 117.895 121.484 115.576 111.145 116.318 0.07% 0.02%
13 Memphis Grizzlies 7-6 118.857 118.118 119.739 119.739 115.619 113.305 116.999 0.05% 0.01%
14 Miami Heat 6-7 116.707 117.446 116.143 122.802 112.465 129.620 118.535 -0.10% -0.01%
15 Atlanta Hawks 7-7 116.601 116.601 116.157 120.244 114.816 90.736 110.689 0.29% 0.05%
16 Toronto Raptors 5-9 116.312 119.268 118.567 121.180 117.427 146.987 121.862 -0.21% -0.02%
17 Portland Trail Blazers 8-6 116.116 114.638 113.332 117.196 112.098 113.496 116.452 0.02% -0.02%
18 Charlotte Hornets 6-8 116.020 117.498 118.308 120.538 114.447 97.942 111.982 0.18% 0.05%
19 New Orleans Pelicans 5-9 114.835 117.791 114.403 120.912 114.403 108.856 117.724 0.05% 0.00%
20 New York Knicks 8-8 114.559 114.559 118.490 118.660 109.969 93.743 111.478 0.22% 0.03%
21 Cleveland Cavaliers 7-7 113.682 113.682 113.487 118.058 110.446 90.638 110.590 0.25% 0.03%
22 Golden State Warriors 8-7 113.377 112.638 117.293 120.110 106.387 84.607 110.471 0.34% 0.02%
23 Oklahoma City Thunder 6-7 113.155 113.894 113.125 118.323 110.162 131.439 119.615 -0.14% -0.05%
24 Houston Rockets 4-9 112.750 116.445 115.404 120.801 114.118 131.168 119.344 -0.14% -0.02%
25 Orlando Magic 7-8 111.738 112.477 108.146 117.983 107.134 111.499 116.672 0.00% -0.04%
26 Sacramento Kings 5-10 109.841 113.536 107.097 119.974 107.006 108.811 116.200 0.01% -0.02%
27 Chicago Bulls 6-8 109.427 110.905 116.805 116.805 107.061 97.414 112.932 0.12% -0.02%
28 Washington Wizards 3-8 108.779 112.474 116.884 116.884 108.758 96.650 112.907 0.13% 0.00%
29 Detroit Pistons 3-11 104.523 110.435 113.554 115.424 105.856 92.636 111.850 0.13% -0.01%
30 Minnesota Timberwolves 3-10 103.072 108.245 108.046 113.384 104.908 93.364 112.577 0.10% -0.04%

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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