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Yearly Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings

Posted by Neil on June 6, 2012

As part of an ESPN article I was writing, I had to calculate SRS-style schedule-adjusted regular-season offensive and defensive ratings for every team since 1985-86, much like I computed in past seasons for the BBR Rankings.

Since I created that dataset anyway, I thought I might as well post it here for posterity's sake (and as a handy reference for people in the future):

Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2012 1 Chicago Bulls 50 16 5877.9 2.9 -5.5 8.4
2012 2 San Antonio Spurs 50 16 6136.2 6.0 -1.8 7.8
2012 3 Oklahoma City Thunder 47 19 6161.9 5.0 -1.9 6.9
2012 4 Miami Heat 46 20 6045.7 2.5 -3.8 6.3
2012 5 Philadelphia 76ers 35 31 5906.3 -1.0 -5.0 4.1
2012 6 Denver Nuggets 38 28 6257.5 4.4 1.1 3.3
2012 7 Los Angeles Clippers 40 26 5879.8 3.9 0.8 3.1
2012 8 Atlanta Hawks 40 26 6028.9 0.2 -2.7 2.9
2012 9 Indiana Pacers 42 24 5999.1 2.2 -0.6 2.9
2012 10 Memphis Grizzlies 41 25 5986.3 -0.9 -3.5 2.6
2012 11 New York Knicks 36 30 6134.7 -0.1 -2.7 2.6
2012 12 Boston Celtics 39 27 5941.1 -3.2 -5.8 2.5
2012 13 Los Angeles Lakers 41 25 6028.7 1.1 -1.0 2.1
2012 14 Dallas Mavericks 36 30 6077.3 -1.4 -3.3 1.9
2012 15 Utah Jazz 36 30 6121.4 1.9 0.9 1.0
2012 16 Houston Rockets 34 32 6091.6 0.8 0.2 0.6
2012 17 Orlando Magic 37 29 5879.5 0.5 0.0 0.5
2012 18 Phoenix Suns 33 33 6074.6 1.5 1.2 0.4
2012 19 Portland Trail Blazers 28 38 6028.3 0.9 1.2 -0.3
2012 20 Milwaukee Bucks 31 35 6167.8 0.7 1.0 -0.3
2012 21 Minnesota Timberwolves 26 40 6170.1 -0.7 1.1 -1.9
2012 22 Golden State Warriors 23 43 6090.9 0.6 3.6 -3.0
2012 23 New Orleans Hornets 21 45 5814.3 -3.7 -0.2 -3.5
2012 24 Toronto Raptors 23 43 5893.7 -3.7 0.4 -4.1
2012 25 Sacramento Kings 22 44 6240.2 -0.7 4.4 -5.2
2012 26 Washington Wizards 20 46 6072.5 -3.4 2.3 -5.6
2012 27 Detroit Pistons 25 41 5876.5 -3.1 2.7 -5.9
2012 28 New Jersey Nets 22 44 5925.7 -1.4 5.6 -7.1
2012 29 Cleveland Cavaliers 21 45 6031.0 -3.3 4.7 -8.0
2012 30 Charlotte Bobcats 7 59 5987.7 -9.2 6.2 -15.4
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2011 1 Miami Heat 58 24 7429.4 4.4 -3.1 7.5
2011 2 Chicago Bulls 62 20 7404.4 0.9 -6.4 7.3
2011 3 Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 7452.5 3.3 -3.2 6.6
2011 4 San Antonio Spurs 61 21 7565.2 4.2 -2.1 6.4
2011 5 Boston Celtics 56 26 7370.6 -1.0 -6.4 5.4
2011 6 Orlando Magic 52 30 7477.3 0.6 -4.8 5.4
2011 7 Denver Nuggets 50 32 7806.1 4.7 -0.3 5.0
2011 8 Dallas Mavericks 57 25 7453.4 2.1 -2.8 4.8
2011 9 Oklahoma City Thunder 55 27 7672.7 3.9 -0.2 4.0
2011 10 Memphis Grizzlies 46 36 7555.6 0.3 -2.5 2.8
2011 11 Houston Rockets 43 39 7754.0 4.0 1.5 2.6
2011 12 Portland Trail Blazers 48 34 7202.3 1.5 -0.6 2.1
2011 13 New Orleans Hornets 46 36 7260.7 -0.9 -2.4 1.4
2011 14 Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 7548.4 -0.6 -1.7 1.1
2011 15 New York Knicks 42 40 7821.6 3.9 3.3 0.5
2011 16 Phoenix Suns 40 42 7810.7 2.4 2.8 -0.4
2011 17 Milwaukee Bucks 35 47 7355.0 -5.8 -4.7 -1.1
2011 18 Atlanta Hawks 44 38 7277.8 -1.0 0.3 -1.2
2011 19 Indiana Pacers 37 45 7757.1 -2.6 -1.1 -1.5
2011 20 Utah Jazz 39 43 7481.6 1.1 2.6 -1.6
2011 21 Golden State Warriors 36 46 7778.0 1.0 3.1 -2.1
2011 22 Los Angeles Clippers 32 50 7612.1 -1.8 1.1 -2.9
2011 23 Detroit Pistons 30 52 7329.6 0.7 5.0 -4.3
2011 24 Charlotte Bobcats 34 48 7335.1 -3.7 0.9 -4.6
2011 25 Sacramento Kings 24 58 7826.2 -3.9 1.1 -5.0
2011 26 Minnesota Timberwolves 17 65 7904.3 -3.1 3.0 -6.2
2011 27 Toronto Raptors 22 60 7603.2 -0.9 5.9 -6.7
2011 28 New Jersey Nets 24 58 7427.8 -4.0 2.9 -7.0
2011 29 Washington Wizards 23 59 7734.9 -4.7 3.1 -7.7
2011 30 Cleveland Cavaliers 19 63 7618.2 -5.0 4.5 -9.5
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2010 1 Orlando Magic 59 23 7515.3 3.6 -4.1 7.8
2010 2 Cleveland Cavaliers 61 21 7466.4 3.8 -3.0 6.9
2010 3 Utah Jazz 53 29 7665.5 3.0 -2.7 5.7
2010 4 San Antonio Spurs 50 32 7508.0 2.2 -3.3 5.5
2010 5 Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 7618.2 0.9 -4.2 5.1
2010 6 Phoenix Suns 54 28 7787.9 7.7 2.7 4.9
2010 7 Atlanta Hawks 53 29 7399.9 4.4 -0.5 4.9
2010 8 Denver Nuggets 53 29 7763.7 4.0 -0.3 4.3
2010 9 Oklahoma City Thunder 50 32 7621.0 0.7 -3.1 3.9
2010 10 Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 7197.5 3.3 -0.4 3.7
2010 11 Boston Celtics 50 32 7490.6 0.1 -3.6 3.7
2010 12 Dallas Mavericks 55 27 7604.0 1.5 -1.4 2.9
2010 13 Miami Heat 47 35 7357.1 -0.8 -3.1 2.2
2010 14 Milwaukee Bucks 46 36 7583.1 -2.8 -4.3 1.5
2010 15 Charlotte Bobcats 44 38 7418.6 -3.2 -4.5 1.4
2010 16 Houston Rockets 42 40 7746.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
2010 17 Memphis Grizzlies 40 42 7708.5 0.6 2.0 -1.5
2010 18 Chicago Bulls 41 41 7669.2 -4.1 -2.3 -1.8
2010 19 Toronto Raptors 40 42 7616.9 4.0 5.9 -2.0
2010 20 New Orleans Hornets 37 45 7600.1 -0.2 2.2 -2.4
2010 21 Indiana Pacers 32 50 7902.2 -3.8 -0.6 -3.2
2010 22 Golden State Warriors 26 56 8212.5 0.4 3.6 -3.2
2010 23 New York Knicks 29 53 7741.4 -0.1 4.2 -4.2
2010 24 Philadelphia 76ers 27 55 7489.4 -1.1 3.2 -4.3
2010 25 Sacramento Kings 25 57 7733.4 -2.3 2.1 -4.4
2010 26 Washington Wizards 26 56 7507.2 -3.0 2.2 -5.2
2010 27 Detroit Pistons 27 55 7236.9 -1.6 4.0 -5.7
2010 28 Los Angeles Clippers 29 53 7547.0 -4.4 2.1 -6.5
2010 29 Minnesota Timberwolves 15 67 7866.0 -5.9 3.5 -9.4
2010 30 New Jersey Nets 12 70 7462.9 -6.7 3.2 -9.8
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2009 1 Cleveland Cavaliers 66 16 7257.8 4.2 -5.6 9.8
2009 2 Boston Celtics 62 20 7432.9 2.3 -5.9 8.2
2009 3 Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 7726.4 4.0 -3.5 7.5
2009 4 Orlando Magic 59 23 7550.3 0.6 -6.5 7.0
2009 5 Portland Trail Blazers 54 28 7104.3 5.6 -0.1 5.8
2009 6 Houston Rockets 53 29 7392.8 -0.1 -4.3 4.1
2009 7 San Antonio Spurs 54 28 7287.8 -0.2 -4.0 3.8
2009 8 Denver Nuggets 54 28 7703.4 1.8 -1.4 3.2
2009 9 Utah Jazz 48 34 7670.6 1.4 -1.1 2.5
2009 10 Atlanta Hawks 47 35 7300.0 1.4 -0.5 1.9
2009 11 Dallas Mavericks 50 32 7502.8 2.0 0.2 1.8
2009 12 Phoenix Suns 46 36 7857.9 5.1 3.5 1.7
2009 13 New Orleans Hornets 49 33 7159.7 0.6 -1.0 1.6
2009 14 Miami Heat 43 39 7425.1 -0.2 -0.7 0.5
2009 15 Philadelphia 76ers 41 41 7347.2 -0.2 -0.4 0.2
2009 16 Chicago Bulls 41 41 7671.9 0.4 0.5 -0.1
2009 17 Detroit Pistons 39 43 7144.2 -0.7 -0.3 -0.4
2009 18 Indiana Pacers 36 46 7925.1 0.1 0.9 -0.8
2009 19 Milwaukee Bucks 34 48 7576.6 -1.4 -0.4 -0.9
2009 20 Charlotte Bobcats 35 47 7279.7 -3.5 -2.2 -1.3
2009 21 New York Knicks 32 50 7937.7 0.0 2.4 -2.4
2009 22 New Jersey Nets 34 48 7372.0 0.3 2.9 -2.6
2009 23 Toronto Raptors 33 49 7543.9 -1.1 1.7 -2.7
2009 24 Golden State Warriors 29 53 8093.4 1.0 5.0 -3.9
2009 25 Minnesota Timberwolves 24 58 7511.7 -2.2 3.0 -5.2
2009 26 Memphis Grizzlies 24 58 7366.0 -4.5 1.3 -5.8
2009 27 Oklahoma City Thunder 23 59 7678.8 -5.6 0.8 -6.4
2009 28 Washington Wizards 19 63 7432.7 -2.6 5.1 -7.7
2009 29 Sacramento Kings 17 65 7759.2 -2.7 6.4 -9.1
2009 30 Los Angeles Clippers 19 63 7575.7 -6.1 3.0 -9.1
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2008 1 Boston Celtics 66 16 7423.2 2.3 -7.9 10.3
2008 2 Detroit Pistons 59 23 7122.2 3.7 -4.0 7.7
2008 3 Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 7838.9 5.4 -2.3 7.7
2008 4 Utah Jazz 54 28 7615.4 6.3 -1.1 7.4
2008 5 New Orleans Hornets 56 26 7368.4 4.1 -1.9 6.1
2008 6 San Antonio Spurs 56 26 7243.7 -0.3 -6.1 5.8
2008 7 Houston Rockets 55 27 7381.4 -0.9 -6.3 5.4
2008 8 Phoenix Suns 55 27 7916.9 6.0 0.7 5.3
2008 9 Dallas Mavericks 51 31 7361.5 3.8 -1.4 5.2
2008 10 Orlando Magic 52 30 7653.8 3.5 -1.6 5.2
2008 11 Denver Nuggets 50 32 8209.6 2.3 -1.3 3.6
2008 12 Toronto Raptors 41 41 7405.1 2.7 -0.1 2.8
2008 13 Golden State Warriors 48 34 8103.8 4.3 1.9 2.4
2008 14 Philadelphia 76ers 40 42 7382.1 -1.0 -1.2 0.2
2008 15 Cleveland Cavaliers 45 37 7406.3 -1.6 -1.0 -0.6
2008 16 Portland Trail Blazers 41 41 7239.9 0.0 0.6 -0.6
2008 17 Washington Wizards 43 39 7368.3 1.8 2.5 -0.7
2008 18 Indiana Pacers 36 46 7993.6 -1.7 0.2 -1.9
2008 19 Sacramento Kings 38 44 7769.4 0.2 2.2 -2.0
2008 20 Atlanta Hawks 37 45 7483.1 -0.7 1.7 -2.5
2008 21 Chicago Bulls 33 49 7628.2 -3.6 -0.2 -3.4
2008 22 Charlotte Bobcats 32 50 7547.9 -2.7 2.2 -4.9
2008 23 New Jersey Nets 34 48 7508.7 -3.6 2.1 -5.6
2008 24 Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 7825.4 -2.4 3.6 -6.0
2008 25 Minnesota Timberwolves 22 60 7509.9 -3.6 3.2 -6.8
2008 26 New York Knicks 23 59 7545.8 -2.6 4.4 -7.1
2008 27 Los Angeles Clippers 23 59 7556.5 -6.4 0.8 -7.1
2008 28 Milwaukee Bucks 26 56 7517.4 -2.1 5.4 -7.5
2008 29 Seattle SuperSonics 20 62 7904.6 -6.8 1.4 -8.3
2008 30 Miami Heat 15 67 7399.8 -6.9 2.5 -9.4
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2007 1 San Antonio Spurs 58 24 7348.8 2.5 -6.8 9.3
2007 2 Dallas Mavericks 67 15 7308.7 4.9 -3.2 8.2
2007 3 Phoenix Suns 61 21 7888.7 7.4 -0.2 7.6
2007 4 Houston Rockets 52 30 7455.1 -0.7 -6.2 5.5
2007 5 Chicago Bulls 49 33 7661.7 -1.8 -6.7 4.9
2007 6 Detroit Pistons 53 29 7176.2 2.4 -1.8 4.2
2007 7 Cleveland Cavaliers 50 32 7469.0 -1.2 -4.8 3.6
2007 8 Utah Jazz 51 31 7524.2 3.4 0.1 3.3
2007 9 Denver Nuggets 45 37 7985.0 0.8 -0.9 1.7
2007 10 Toronto Raptors 47 35 7569.5 0.5 -0.2 0.7
2007 11 Orlando Magic 40 42 7338.6 -1.5 -1.9 0.4
2007 12 Los Angeles Lakers 42 40 7766.3 2.0 1.8 0.2
2007 13 Golden State Warriors 42 40 8123.7 0.4 0.3 0.0
2007 14 Los Angeles Clippers 40 42 7403.9 -1.2 -1.1 -0.1
2007 15 Washington Wizards 41 41 7723.2 3.7 4.6 -0.9
2007 16 New Jersey Nets 41 41 7514.2 -0.7 0.4 -1.1
2007 17 Miami Heat 44 38 7374.3 -1.9 -0.6 -1.3
2007 18 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 39 43 7416.9 -1.5 -0.1 -1.3
2007 19 Sacramento Kings 33 49 7779.8 -0.3 1.1 -1.4
2007 20 Seattle SuperSonics 31 51 7512.8 1.2 4.0 -2.7
2007 21 Indiana Pacers 35 47 7570.3 -3.6 -0.8 -2.9
2007 22 New York Knicks 33 49 7512.3 -0.7 2.6 -3.3
2007 23 Minnesota Timberwolves 32 50 7533.9 -2.6 0.9 -3.5
2007 24 Philadelphia 76ers 35 47 7456.6 -2.8 0.8 -3.6
2007 25 Boston Celtics 24 58 7551.3 -3.2 0.8 -4.0
2007 26 Charlotte Bobcats 33 49 7621.4 -3.0 1.3 -4.3
2007 27 Portland Trail Blazers 32 50 7291.3 -1.2 3.1 -4.3
2007 28 Milwaukee Bucks 28 54 7591.9 0.8 5.5 -4.8
2007 29 Memphis Grizzlies 22 60 7746.2 0.7 5.4 -4.8
2007 30 Atlanta Hawks 30 52 7397.8 -3.2 2.2 -5.4
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2006 1 San Antonio Spurs 63 19 7255.1 0.9 -6.6 7.6
2006 2 Detroit Pistons 64 18 7115.3 4.3 -2.8 7.2
2006 3 Dallas Mavericks 60 22 7213.0 5.9 -0.9 6.8
2006 4 Phoenix Suns 54 28 7922.7 5.2 -0.5 5.6
2006 5 Memphis Grizzlies 49 33 7066.2 0.0 -4.4 4.4
2006 6 Miami Heat 52 30 7479.6 2.3 -1.7 3.9
2006 7 Los Angeles Lakers 45 37 7467.7 2.4 -0.4 2.8
2006 8 Cleveland Cavaliers 50 32 7378.8 1.5 -1.0 2.4
2006 9 Los Angeles Clippers 47 35 7514.3 -0.9 -2.8 1.9
2006 10 Indiana Pacers 41 41 7318.5 -2.2 -4.0 1.9
2006 11 Sacramento Kings 44 38 7547.8 0.4 -1.3 1.7
2006 12 Washington Wizards 42 40 7576.7 2.9 1.2 1.7
2006 13 New Jersey Nets 49 33 7345.9 -2.7 -4.0 1.3
2006 14 Chicago Bulls 41 41 7664.7 -2.6 -3.2 0.6
2006 15 Denver Nuggets 44 38 7752.7 -0.9 -1.2 0.4
2006 16 Milwaukee Bucks 40 42 7508.9 -0.2 0.9 -1.1
2006 17 Golden State Warriors 34 48 7660.1 -1.4 -0.2 -1.2
2006 18 Orlando Magic 36 46 7274.7 -0.1 1.3 -1.4
2006 19 Houston Rockets 34 48 7204.8 -4.4 -2.9 -1.5
2006 20 Boston Celtics 33 49 7571.8 -1.0 0.7 -1.7
2006 21 Minnesota Timberwolves 33 49 7276.6 -3.6 -1.5 -2.0
2006 22 Philadelphia 76ers 38 44 7625.0 -0.3 2.0 -2.3
2006 23 Utah Jazz 41 41 7217.4 -2.0 0.8 -2.8
2006 24 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets 38 44 7285.4 -2.4 0.4 -2.8
2006 25 Seattle SuperSonics 35 47 7508.2 5.5 8.7 -3.1
2006 26 Toronto Raptors 27 55 7521.2 3.4 6.7 -3.3
2006 27 Charlotte Bobcats 26 56 7699.5 -3.9 0.3 -4.2
2006 28 Atlanta Hawks 26 56 7435.6 0.3 5.4 -5.1
2006 29 New York Knicks 23 59 7485.0 -2.3 4.7 -6.9
2006 30 Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 7141.5 -4.7 5.5 -10.2
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2005 1 San Antonio Spurs 59 23 7278.8 1.3 -7.6 8.9
2005 2 Phoenix Suns 62 20 7872.5 8.2 0.8 7.4
2005 3 Miami Heat 59 23 7501.5 3.9 -2.4 6.3
2005 4 Dallas Mavericks 58 24 7559.9 4.3 -2.0 6.3
2005 5 Houston Rockets 51 31 7280.6 0.0 -4.7 4.8
2005 6 Detroit Pistons 54 28 7186.6 -0.6 -4.4 3.8
2005 7 Memphis Grizzlies 45 37 7199.6 -0.3 -3.4 3.0
2005 8 Seattle SuperSonics 52 30 7176.7 6.4 3.5 2.9
2005 9 Sacramento Kings 50 32 7657.4 4.3 1.6 2.7
2005 10 Denver Nuggets 49 33 7645.7 -0.3 -2.6 2.4
2005 11 Minnesota Timberwolves 44 38 7284.0 2.1 0.1 1.9
2005 12 Chicago Bulls 47 35 7587.5 -5.1 -5.8 0.7
2005 13 Indiana Pacers 44 38 7170.5 -0.5 -1.1 0.6
2005 14 Boston Celtics 45 37 7670.8 1.4 1.0 0.4
2005 15 Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 7360.1 0.6 0.3 0.3
2005 16 Los Angeles Clippers 37 45 7360.5 -0.2 0.3 -0.5
2005 17 Washington Wizards 45 37 7635.1 1.0 1.8 -0.8
2005 18 Philadelphia 76ers 43 39 7814.9 -3.1 -1.9 -1.2
2005 19 Golden State Warriors 34 48 7686.9 -1.6 0.3 -1.9
2005 20 Toronto Raptors 33 49 7596.7 0.8 2.8 -2.0
2005 21 New Jersey Nets 42 40 7333.4 -4.8 -2.7 -2.0
2005 22 Los Angeles Lakers 34 48 7439.5 2.3 4.9 -2.6
2005 23 Orlando Magic 36 46 7729.8 -1.3 1.5 -2.7
2005 24 New York Knicks 33 49 7457.5 0.2 3.2 -2.9
2005 25 Milwaukee Bucks 30 52 7449.6 0.4 3.8 -3.4
2005 26 Portland Trail Blazers 27 55 7312.6 -2.5 1.4 -3.9
2005 27 Utah Jazz 26 56 7227.2 -1.2 3.1 -4.3
2005 28 Charlotte Bobcats 18 64 7588.4 -5.0 1.6 -6.6
2005 29 New Orleans Hornets 18 64 7200.8 -5.9 1.4 -7.3
2005 30 Atlanta Hawks 13 69 7509.9 -5.4 5.1 -10.5
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2004 1 San Antonio Spurs 57 25 7288.9 -1.2 -9.7 8.5
2004 2 Minnesota Timberwolves 58 24 7277.3 2.7 -4.0 6.7
2004 3 Sacramento Kings 55 27 7606.3 7.2 1.4 5.9
2004 4 Detroit Pistons 54 28 7160.0 -0.9 -6.7 5.8
2004 5 Indiana Pacers 61 21 7152.6 0.7 -5.0 5.7
2004 6 Dallas Mavericks 52 30 7644.5 9.4 4.1 5.3
2004 7 Los Angeles Lakers 56 26 7584.2 2.4 -2.3 4.7
2004 8 Memphis Grizzlies 50 32 7505.6 1.9 -1.3 3.2
2004 9 Houston Rockets 45 37 7225.8 -2.1 -4.6 2.5
2004 10 New Jersey Nets 47 35 7275.8 -2.3 -4.4 2.1
2004 11 Denver Nuggets 43 39 7605.9 1.0 -0.7 1.7
2004 12 Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 7499.8 3.5 3.0 0.4
2004 13 Seattle SuperSonics 37 45 7362.5 4.7 4.7 0.0
2004 14 Golden State Warriors 37 45 7378.6 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
2004 15 Miami Heat 42 40 7185.8 -0.9 -0.8 -0.1
2004 16 Utah Jazz 42 40 7058.3 -0.7 0.0 -0.7
2004 17 Portland Trail Blazers 41 41 7110.5 1.0 1.7 -0.7
2004 18 New Orleans Hornets 41 41 7286.0 -0.6 0.3 -0.8
2004 19 Boston Celtics 36 46 7592.3 -1.0 1.2 -2.2
2004 20 New York Knicks 39 43 7370.4 -1.5 0.8 -2.2
2004 21 Phoenix Suns 29 53 7554.7 -1.4 1.8 -3.2
2004 22 Philadelphia 76ers 33 49 7201.3 -3.6 -0.3 -3.3
2004 23 Cleveland Cavaliers 35 47 7463.7 -1.7 1.7 -3.4
2004 24 Toronto Raptors 33 49 7155.7 -5.9 -2.0 -3.9
2004 25 Los Angeles Clippers 28 54 7448.2 0.9 5.0 -4.1
2004 26 Atlanta Hawks 28 54 7462.8 -1.7 3.8 -5.5
2004 27 Washington Wizards 25 57 7561.5 -4.3 2.3 -6.7
2004 28 Chicago Bulls 23 59 7546.7 -6.4 0.9 -7.3
2004 29 Orlando Magic 21 61 7448.8 0.1 8.0 -8.0
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2003 1 Dallas Mavericks 60 22 7577.0 7.2 -1.5 8.6
2003 2 Sacramento Kings 59 23 7836.8 2.0 -5.1 7.1
2003 3 San Antonio Spurs 60 22 7394.0 1.8 -4.4 6.3
2003 4 New Jersey Nets 49 33 7492.1 -0.5 -5.3 4.8
2003 5 Detroit Pistons 50 32 7139.8 0.2 -3.3 3.4
2003 6 Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 7328.4 2.2 -1.1 3.3
2003 7 Utah Jazz 47 35 7298.1 2.1 -1.0 3.1
2003 8 Indiana Pacers 48 34 7539.8 0.6 -2.5 3.0
2003 9 Los Angeles Lakers 50 32 7629.2 3.7 0.8 2.9
2003 10 Minnesota Timberwolves 51 31 7539.8 2.5 -0.2 2.7
2003 11 Houston Rockets 43 39 7313.3 0.8 -1.3 2.1
2003 12 Philadelphia 76ers 48 34 7511.6 1.1 -0.8 1.9
2003 13 Phoenix Suns 44 38 7497.1 0.2 -1.6 1.8
2003 14 New Orleans Hornets 47 35 7360.7 -0.1 -1.7 1.7
2003 15 Seattle SuperSonics 40 42 7229.0 0.3 -0.1 0.4
2003 16 Milwaukee Bucks 42 40 7438.9 5.4 5.6 -0.3
2003 17 Orlando Magic 42 40 7633.7 1.3 1.8 -0.5
2003 18 Golden State Warriors 38 44 7714.0 4.9 5.5 -0.6
2003 19 Boston Celtics 44 38 7459.7 -2.7 -1.8 -0.8
2003 20 Washington Wizards 37 45 7224.6 -0.6 1.0 -1.7
2003 21 New York Knicks 37 45 7463.4 1.0 2.7 -1.7
2003 22 Memphis Grizzlies 28 54 7650.0 0.5 3.2 -2.8
2003 23 Los Angeles Clippers 27 55 7467.9 -1.0 2.7 -3.7
2003 24 Atlanta Hawks 35 47 7487.0 -1.4 2.9 -4.2
2003 25 Chicago Bulls 30 52 7716.1 -3.5 2.1 -5.6
2003 26 Miami Heat 25 57 7194.5 -7.0 -1.2 -5.9
2003 27 Toronto Raptors 24 58 7355.1 -3.1 3.7 -6.8
2003 28 Denver Nuggets 17 65 7405.6 -11.2 -3.0 -8.2
2003 29 Cleveland Cavaliers 17 65 7701.5 -7.1 3.1 -10.2
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2002 1 Sacramento Kings 61 21 7823.6 4.1 -3.9 8.0
2002 2 Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 7539.7 4.6 -3.1 7.8
2002 3 San Antonio Spurs 58 24 7396.1 1.6 -5.3 7.0
2002 4 Dallas Mavericks 57 25 7655.7 7.5 2.8 4.8
2002 5 Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 7423.1 4.4 0.4 4.0
2002 6 New Jersey Nets 52 30 7535.9 -0.7 -4.7 4.0
2002 7 Seattle SuperSonics 45 37 7308.9 4.4 0.7 3.7
2002 8 Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 7326.3 2.8 -0.8 3.6
2002 9 Boston Celtics 49 33 7596.5 -1.4 -3.3 1.9
2002 10 Detroit Pistons 50 32 7317.8 0.3 -1.6 1.9
2002 11 Philadelphia 76ers 43 39 7234.6 -2.3 -3.7 1.4
2002 12 Orlando Magic 44 38 7653.9 2.5 1.2 1.3
2002 13 Utah Jazz 44 38 7401.3 1.0 -0.3 1.3
2002 14 Charlotte Hornets 44 38 7324.6 -0.3 -0.9 0.6
2002 15 Indiana Pacers 42 40 7567.6 -0.4 -0.4 0.0
2002 16 Los Angeles Clippers 39 43 7374.5 1.1 1.2 -0.1
2002 17 Phoenix Suns 36 46 7499.1 -1.3 -1.0 -0.3
2002 18 Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 7424.7 2.6 3.2 -0.7
2002 19 Toronto Raptors 42 40 7245.5 -1.9 -1.0 -0.9
2002 20 Washington Wizards 37 45 7211.3 0.5 2.3 -1.8
2002 21 Miami Heat 36 46 7198.3 -6.2 -4.1 -2.1
2002 22 Cleveland Cavaliers 29 53 7412.2 0.3 4.2 -3.9
2002 23 New York Knicks 30 52 7363.0 -3.2 1.4 -4.6
2002 24 Atlanta Hawks 33 49 7502.6 -2.4 2.4 -4.9
2002 25 Houston Rockets 28 54 7284.4 -1.2 3.7 -4.9
2002 26 Golden State Warriors 21 61 7741.5 -1.7 3.3 -5.0
2002 27 Denver Nuggets 27 55 7394.9 -3.0 2.8 -5.8
2002 28 Memphis Grizzlies 23 59 7458.0 -6.4 1.0 -7.4
2002 29 Chicago Bulls 21 61 7401.0 -6.0 3.4 -9.5
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2001 1 San Antonio Spurs 58 24 7352.3 3.3 -5.5 8.8
2001 2 Sacramento Kings 55 27 7845.5 2.5 -3.8 6.3
2001 3 Utah Jazz 53 29 7349.8 4.6 -0.9 5.5
2001 4 Portland Trail Blazers 50 32 7299.4 3.4 -1.6 5.0
2001 5 Dallas Mavericks 53 29 7637.0 4.2 -0.8 5.0
2001 6 Philadelphia 76ers 56 26 7438.4 0.3 -3.7 4.1
2001 7 Los Angeles Lakers 56 26 7553.9 5.6 1.6 4.0
2001 8 Milwaukee Bucks 52 30 7543.6 5.6 2.2 3.4
2001 9 Houston Rockets 45 37 7417.3 3.9 0.9 3.0
2001 10 Phoenix Suns 51 31 7639.1 -3.0 -5.8 2.8
2001 11 New York Knicks 48 34 7125.8 -1.9 -4.3 2.4
2001 12 Miami Heat 50 32 7156.5 -2.1 -4.1 2.1
2001 13 Minnesota Timberwolves 47 35 7540.0 2.2 0.2 2.0
2001 14 Toronto Raptors 47 35 7511.4 2.8 1.0 1.8
2001 15 Charlotte Hornets 46 36 7348.1 -1.5 -3.1 1.6
2001 16 Seattle SuperSonics 44 38 7499.5 2.8 2.2 0.6
2001 17 Orlando Magic 43 39 7690.1 0.0 -0.4 0.4
2001 18 Indiana Pacers 41 41 7387.3 -1.2 -0.4 -0.8
2001 19 Denver Nuggets 40 42 7595.4 0.7 2.7 -2.0
2001 20 Detroit Pistons 32 50 7789.5 -3.3 -1.1 -2.2
2001 21 Los Angeles Clippers 31 51 7415.7 -1.4 1.1 -2.5
2001 22 Boston Celtics 36 46 7582.8 -1.4 1.2 -2.6
2001 23 Cleveland Cavaliers 30 52 7479.1 -2.6 2.3 -4.9
2001 24 Vancouver Grizzlies 23 59 7514.9 -3.5 1.9 -5.4
2001 25 New Jersey Nets 26 56 7491.9 -2.9 2.9 -5.8
2001 26 Atlanta Hawks 25 57 7497.4 -4.4 1.7 -6.1
2001 27 Washington Wizards 19 63 7544.5 -2.3 5.1 -7.4
2001 28 Golden State Warriors 17 65 7707.0 -5.1 3.5 -8.6
2001 29 Chicago Bulls 15 67 7321.8 -5.5 4.7 -10.2
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
2000 1 Los Angeles Lakers 67 15 7663.5 2.9 -6.0 9.0
2000 2 Portland Trail Blazers 59 23 7354.5 3.9 -3.2 7.1
2000 3 San Antonio Spurs 53 29 7455.2 0.9 -5.6 6.5
2000 4 Phoenix Suns 53 29 7712.2 0.3 -5.3 5.5
2000 5 Utah Jazz 55 27 7329.9 3.3 -1.8 5.0
2000 6 Indiana Pacers 56 26 7610.0 4.3 -0.2 4.5
2000 7 Sacramento Kings 44 38 8155.3 0.8 -2.3 3.1
2000 8 Miami Heat 52 30 7344.2 0.4 -2.7 3.0
2000 9 Minnesota Timberwolves 50 32 7568.2 2.1 -0.8 2.9
2000 10 Charlotte Hornets 49 33 7690.1 0.0 -2.4 2.5
2000 11 New York Knicks 50 32 7320.6 -1.8 -3.2 1.5
2000 12 Seattle SuperSonics 45 37 7650.9 1.6 0.3 1.3
2000 13 Detroit Pistons 42 40 7853.3 3.3 2.1 1.2
2000 14 Philadelphia 76ers 49 33 7605.6 -2.9 -3.9 1.1
2000 15 Orlando Magic 41 41 7956.6 -1.8 -2.3 0.5
2000 16 Milwaukee Bucks 42 40 7614.3 4.3 4.4 -0.1
2000 17 Dallas Mavericks 40 42 7758.3 2.7 3.0 -0.3
2000 18 Toronto Raptors 45 37 7562.9 0.5 0.9 -0.4
2000 19 Houston Rockets 34 48 7734.9 0.9 1.5 -0.6
2000 20 Boston Celtics 35 47 7729.5 0.7 1.7 -1.0
2000 21 New Jersey Nets 31 51 7589.0 1.2 2.4 -1.3
2000 22 Denver Nuggets 35 47 7791.0 -0.4 1.5 -1.9
2000 23 Washington Wizards 29 53 7601.9 -0.6 3.2 -3.7
2000 24 Cleveland Cavaliers 32 50 7865.0 -3.9 0.0 -3.9
2000 25 Vancouver Grizzlies 22 60 7460.8 -1.2 4.4 -5.6
2000 26 Atlanta Hawks 28 54 7535.9 -2.1 3.8 -5.9
2000 27 Golden State Warriors 19 63 7808.6 -4.1 3.9 -8.0
2000 28 Chicago Bulls 17 65 7295.4 -9.5 0.8 -10.4
2000 29 Los Angeles Clippers 15 67 7664.4 -5.9 5.6 -11.4
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1999 1 San Antonio Spurs 37 13 4422.3 0.8 -7.3 8.1
1999 2 Utah Jazz 37 13 4381.6 2.3 -4.0 6.4
1999 3 Portland Trail Blazers 35 15 4496.6 1.5 -4.9 6.4
1999 4 Miami Heat 33 17 4212.9 3.1 -2.9 6.0
1999 5 Detroit Pistons 29 21 4298.7 3.0 -1.6 4.6
1999 6 Indiana Pacers 33 17 4319.2 7.5 3.0 4.5
1999 7 Orlando Magic 33 17 4430.6 -1.4 -4.9 3.4
1999 8 Atlanta Hawks 31 19 4251.3 -1.4 -4.6 3.3
1999 9 Philadelphia 76ers 28 22 4444.1 -1.5 -4.4 2.9
1999 10 Los Angeles Lakers 31 19 4576.5 4.6 1.8 2.8
1999 11 Phoenix Suns 27 23 4482.0 3.2 0.9 2.4
1999 12 Milwaukee Bucks 28 22 4334.1 3.3 1.4 1.9
1999 13 New York Knicks 27 23 4344.1 -3.2 -4.8 1.6
1999 14 Houston Rockets 31 19 4435.4 2.2 0.6 1.6
1999 15 Charlotte Hornets 26 24 4507.0 1.0 0.2 0.8
1999 16 Minnesota Timberwolves 25 25 4534.4 -1.2 -1.1 -0.1
1999 17 Sacramento Kings 27 23 4852.6 -0.4 0.5 -0.9
1999 18 Cleveland Cavaliers 22 28 4299.5 -1.6 -0.5 -1.2
1999 19 Toronto Raptors 23 27 4429.5 0.6 2.1 -1.5
1999 20 Seattle SuperSonics 25 25 4476.0 2.4 4.0 -1.6
1999 21 Washington Wizards 18 32 4470.2 -0.2 1.7 -2.0
1999 22 Boston Celtics 19 31 4588.7 -1.3 0.7 -2.0
1999 23 Dallas Mavericks 19 31 4441.4 0.0 2.7 -2.7
1999 24 Golden State Warriors 21 29 4454.0 -4.8 -1.8 -3.0
1999 25 New Jersey Nets 16 34 4556.6 -2.3 1.2 -3.5
1999 26 Denver Nuggets 14 36 4501.2 0.4 7.9 -7.5
1999 27 Chicago Bulls 13 37 4397.4 -9.2 0.5 -9.7
1999 28 Los Angeles Clippers 9 41 4487.9 -2.6 7.4 -10.0
1999 29 Vancouver Grizzlies 8 42 4484.3 -4.6 5.4 -10.0
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1998 1 Chicago Bulls 62 20 7300.9 3.0 -5.1 8.1
1998 2 Los Angeles Lakers 61 21 7681.6 6.3 -0.9 7.2
1998 3 Indiana Pacers 58 24 7204.0 3.7 -3.4 7.1
1998 4 Seattle SuperSonics 61 21 7333.7 6.1 -0.9 7.0
1998 5 Utah Jazz 62 20 7311.1 7.1 0.6 6.5
1998 6 Miami Heat 55 27 7181.8 2.8 -3.0 5.8
1998 7 Phoenix Suns 56 26 7546.7 1.9 -3.0 4.9
1998 8 Atlanta Hawks 50 32 7206.0 3.7 -0.6 4.3
1998 9 San Antonio Spurs 56 26 7250.6 -1.9 -5.6 3.7
1998 10 Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 7368.0 -2.8 -6.2 3.4
1998 11 New York Knicks 43 39 7237.5 -1.9 -5.1 3.2
1998 12 Charlotte Hornets 51 31 7318.9 2.9 0.2 2.8
1998 13 Detroit Pistons 37 45 7267.9 0.8 -1.4 2.2
1998 14 New Jersey Nets 43 39 7488.3 3.8 1.7 2.0
1998 15 Washington Wizards 42 40 7527.6 0.5 -0.8 1.2
1998 16 Portland Trail Blazers 46 36 7394.1 -1.8 -2.7 1.0
1998 17 Minnesota Timberwolves 45 37 7647.2 2.3 2.1 0.2
1998 18 Orlando Magic 41 41 7152.2 -2.2 -1.5 -0.7
1998 19 Houston Rockets 41 41 7478.6 2.2 3.6 -1.3
1998 20 Milwaukee Bucks 36 46 7431.3 -1.1 0.4 -1.5
1998 21 Philadelphia 76ers 31 51 7389.9 -1.9 0.2 -2.1
1998 22 Boston Celtics 36 46 7604.8 -1.8 0.2 -2.1
1998 23 Sacramento Kings 27 55 7522.0 -4.6 1.8 -6.4
1998 24 Dallas Mavericks 20 62 7396.5 -4.8 2.2 -7.0
1998 25 Vancouver Grizzlies 19 63 7557.7 -1.0 7.0 -8.1
1998 26 Los Angeles Clippers 17 65 7560.2 -1.9 6.2 -8.1
1998 27 Toronto Raptors 16 66 7647.8 -3.3 5.5 -8.9
1998 28 Golden State Warriors 19 63 7512.7 -9.9 0.1 -10.0
1998 29 Denver Nuggets 11 71 7301.4 -5.9 7.2 -13.1
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1997 1 Chicago Bulls 69 13 7353.3 7.6 -4.2 11.8
1997 2 Utah Jazz 64 18 7391.8 6.5 -2.3 8.8
1997 3 Seattle SuperSonics 57 25 7384.2 4.1 -3.6 7.6
1997 4 Detroit Pistons 54 28 6933.2 4.2 -2.2 6.4
1997 5 Miami Heat 61 21 7223.3 0.3 -6.1 6.4
1997 6 Atlanta Hawks 56 26 7107.4 1.9 -4.3 6.3
1997 7 Houston Rockets 57 25 7535.1 1.5 -2.6 4.1
1997 8 Los Angeles Lakers 56 26 7523.6 1.1 -2.9 3.9
1997 9 Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 7472.8 0.7 -3.2 3.9
1997 10 New York Knicks 57 25 7427.0 -2.1 -5.8 3.7
1997 11 Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 6792.9 -1.6 -4.3 2.7
1997 12 Charlotte Hornets 54 28 7257.1 4.7 2.3 2.4
1997 13 Washington Bullets 44 38 7594.5 0.0 -1.9 1.9
1997 14 Indiana Pacers 39 43 7315.8 -0.1 -1.8 1.7
1997 15 Phoenix Suns 40 42 7673.3 2.2 2.0 0.2
1997 16 Orlando Magic 45 37 7252.9 -0.7 -0.6 -0.1
1997 17 Milwaukee Bucks 33 49 7317.2 -0.2 1.3 -1.5
1997 18 Minnesota Timberwolves 40 42 7423.1 -1.5 0.5 -2.0
1997 19 Toronto Raptors 30 52 7432.5 -1.7 1.0 -2.7
1997 20 Los Angeles Clippers 36 46 7526.5 -1.8 1.1 -2.9
1997 21 Sacramento Kings 34 48 7486.3 -2.0 1.9 -4.0
1997 22 New Jersey Nets 26 56 7560.6 -1.5 2.7 -4.2
1997 23 Golden State Warriors 30 52 7568.8 0.5 5.8 -5.3
1997 24 Philadelphia 76ers 22 60 7804.1 -1.6 4.5 -6.1
1997 25 Boston Celtics 15 67 7895.4 -2.5 4.4 -6.8
1997 26 Denver Nuggets 21 61 7616.5 -2.2 4.6 -6.8
1997 27 Dallas Mavericks 24 58 7286.4 -5.7 1.6 -7.3
1997 28 San Antonio Spurs 20 62 7122.2 -3.3 5.7 -9.1
1997 29 Vancouver Grizzlies 14 68 7230.3 -6.4 5.1 -11.5
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1996 1 Chicago Bulls 72 10 7441.8 7.3 -5.7 13.0
1996 2 Seattle SuperSonics 64 18 7709.3 2.6 -5.2 7.8
1996 3 Utah Jazz 55 27 7370.3 5.6 -1.3 6.9
1996 4 San Antonio Spurs 59 23 7652.3 2.3 -4.1 6.4
1996 5 Orlando Magic 60 22 7547.9 5.2 -0.6 5.8
1996 6 Los Angeles Lakers 53 29 7530.9 3.7 -0.9 4.5
1996 7 Indiana Pacers 52 30 7297.4 3.2 -0.3 3.6
1996 8 Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 6741.5 2.5 -0.6 3.0
1996 9 Detroit Pistons 46 36 7194.1 0.3 -2.5 2.8
1996 10 New York Knicks 47 35 7466.2 -1.7 -4.2 2.5
1996 11 Portland Trail Blazers 44 38 7638.5 -1.9 -4.3 2.4
1996 12 Houston Rockets 48 34 7652.1 1.5 -0.2 1.7
1996 13 Miami Heat 42 40 7455.0 -2.4 -4.0 1.6
1996 14 Atlanta Hawks 46 36 7316.4 1.9 0.4 1.5
1996 15 Washington Bullets 39 43 7691.2 0.9 -0.2 1.1
1996 16 Phoenix Suns 41 41 7716.9 2.6 2.3 0.3
1996 17 Charlotte Hornets 41 41 7534.6 3.7 4.2 -0.5
1996 18 Golden State Warriors 36 46 7641.4 0.9 2.4 -1.5
1996 19 Sacramento Kings 39 43 7642.7 -1.5 1.4 -2.8
1996 20 Denver Nuggets 35 47 7567.1 -2.4 0.4 -2.9
1996 21 Boston Celtics 33 49 7941.8 -1.4 2.2 -3.5
1996 22 Los Angeles Clippers 29 53 7610.6 -1.1 2.7 -3.7
1996 23 New Jersey Nets 30 52 7480.4 -5.7 -1.2 -4.5
1996 24 Dallas Mavericks 26 56 7889.0 -1.5 3.4 -4.9
1996 25 Milwaukee Bucks 25 57 7367.8 -1.8 3.7 -5.5
1996 26 Minnesota Timberwolves 26 56 7662.1 -3.5 2.0 -5.5
1996 27 Toronto Raptors 21 61 7640.4 -3.6 4.2 -7.7
1996 28 Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 7534.8 -5.3 5.0 -10.3
1996 29 Vancouver Grizzlies 15 67 7486.7 -10.0 0.5 -10.5
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1995 1 Utah Jazz 60 22 7586.5 5.9 -2.4 8.4
1995 2 Seattle SuperSonics 57 25 7841.2 6.4 -1.8 8.2
1995 3 Orlando Magic 57 25 7846.4 7.0 0.2 6.7
1995 4 San Antonio Spurs 62 20 7790.1 3.1 -3.1 6.2
1995 5 Chicago Bulls 47 35 7548.6 1.2 -3.5 4.6
1995 6 Portland Trail Blazers 44 38 7665.6 1.1 -2.9 4.0
1995 7 Phoenix Suns 59 23 7893.2 6.1 2.2 3.9
1995 8 Indiana Pacers 52 30 7368.4 1.5 -2.3 3.7
1995 9 Charlotte Hornets 50 32 7479.2 1.3 -1.9 3.1
1995 10 New York Knicks 55 27 7468.1 -1.3 -4.4 3.1
1995 11 Houston Rockets 47 35 7689.8 1.5 -1.0 2.4
1995 12 Atlanta Hawks 42 40 7393.0 -1.9 -3.0 1.2
1995 13 Denver Nuggets 41 41 7571.5 0.8 -0.2 1.0
1995 14 Cleveland Cavaliers 43 39 6978.7 -2.7 -3.3 0.6
1995 15 Los Angeles Lakers 48 34 7847.3 0.9 0.9 0.0
1995 16 Sacramento Kings 39 43 7590.0 -2.9 -2.2 -0.8
1995 17 Miami Heat 32 50 7617.5 0.0 2.0 -2.0
1995 18 Boston Celtics 35 47 7714.5 0.5 2.6 -2.1
1995 19 Dallas Mavericks 36 46 7831.5 -0.7 1.7 -2.4
1995 20 New Jersey Nets 30 52 7597.6 -3.1 0.5 -3.5
1995 21 Milwaukee Bucks 34 48 7626.1 -1.9 2.7 -4.6
1995 22 Golden State Warriors 26 56 8088.1 -1.6 3.4 -5.0
1995 23 Philadelphia 76ers 24 58 7462.7 -4.1 1.4 -5.6
1995 24 Washington Bullets 21 61 7778.4 -2.8 3.0 -5.8
1995 25 Detroit Pistons 28 54 7623.6 -2.9 4.6 -7.6
1995 26 Los Angeles Clippers 17 65 7764.8 -6.8 2.1 -8.9
1995 27 Minnesota Timberwolves 21 61 7473.9 -5.3 3.7 -9.0
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1994 1 Seattle SuperSonics 63 19 7758.0 4.8 -4.3 9.1
1994 2 New York Knicks 57 25 7591.8 -1.1 -8.1 7.0
1994 3 San Antonio Spurs 55 27 7375.4 4.4 -1.2 5.6
1994 4 Atlanta Hawks 57 25 7712.9 0.6 -4.5 5.2
1994 5 Phoenix Suns 56 26 7900.6 5.5 0.7 4.8
1994 6 Houston Rockets 58 24 7786.7 -0.6 -4.9 4.4
1994 7 Utah Jazz 53 29 7654.4 2.3 -2.0 4.3
1994 8 Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 7536.5 2.9 -1.0 3.9
1994 9 Orlando Magic 50 32 7788.1 4.4 0.5 3.9
1994 10 Indiana Pacers 47 35 7619.5 1.6 -1.8 3.4
1994 11 Chicago Bulls 55 27 7517.3 -0.3 -3.4 3.1
1994 12 Portland Trail Blazers 47 35 8085.7 1.9 -0.8 2.7
1994 13 Miami Heat 42 40 7694.3 3.2 0.6 2.6
1994 14 New Jersey Nets 45 37 7854.1 0.7 -1.4 2.2
1994 15 Golden State Warriors 50 32 8131.9 1.9 0.1 1.8
1994 16 Denver Nuggets 42 40 7864.0 -2.5 -4.0 1.6
1994 17 Charlotte Hornets 41 41 8011.9 2.2 2.5 -0.2
1994 18 Los Angeles Lakers 33 49 7809.2 -1.3 2.9 -4.1
1994 19 Boston Celtics 32 50 7879.5 -2.0 2.4 -4.4
1994 20 Los Angeles Clippers 27 55 8160.3 -3.2 2.0 -5.2
1994 21 Sacramento Kings 28 54 7979.3 -2.8 2.7 -5.4
1994 22 Milwaukee Bucks 20 62 7708.8 -3.7 2.9 -6.6
1994 23 Minnesota Timberwolves 20 62 7733.9 -4.0 2.8 -6.9
1994 24 Washington Bullets 24 58 7834.2 -1.6 5.8 -7.4
1994 25 Philadelphia 76ers 25 57 7852.6 -4.5 3.2 -7.7
1994 26 Detroit Pistons 20 62 7702.6 -3.4 4.4 -7.8
1994 27 Dallas Mavericks 13 69 7719.3 -5.4 3.1 -8.6
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1993 1 Seattle SuperSonics 55 27 7866.8 4.2 -2.8 6.9
1993 2 Chicago Bulls 57 25 7588.8 5.0 -1.7 6.7
1993 3 Cleveland Cavaliers 54 28 7796.0 4.6 -2.0 6.6
1993 4 Phoenix Suns 62 20 8163.9 5.2 -1.0 6.3
1993 5 New York Knicks 60 22 7809.2 -2.4 -8.5 6.2
1993 6 Houston Rockets 55 27 7741.0 1.3 -2.5 3.8
1993 7 Portland Trail Blazers 51 31 8176.4 0.0 -2.9 2.9
1993 8 San Antonio Spurs 49 33 7858.2 1.4 -0.9 2.3
1993 9 Indiana Pacers 41 41 7854.2 4.1 2.2 1.9
1993 10 Utah Jazz 47 35 7915.3 1.3 -0.5 1.7
1993 11 Orlando Magic 41 41 7936.2 0.5 -1.0 1.4
1993 12 New Jersey Nets 43 39 7872.5 -1.6 -2.9 1.2
1993 13 Boston Celtics 48 34 7776.5 0.9 -0.1 1.0
1993 14 Los Angeles Clippers 41 41 8134.8 -0.7 -1.0 0.3
1993 15 Charlotte Hornets 44 38 8202.4 1.6 1.7 -0.1
1993 16 Atlanta Hawks 43 39 8021.0 1.4 2.1 -0.7
1993 17 Miami Heat 36 46 7837.7 0.1 1.0 -1.0
1993 18 Golden State Warriors 34 48 8215.5 1.2 2.2 -1.0
1993 19 Detroit Pistons 40 42 7645.5 -0.6 0.5 -1.2
1993 20 Los Angeles Lakers 39 43 7910.3 -0.5 0.8 -1.3
1993 21 Denver Nuggets 36 46 8203.3 -3.7 -1.6 -2.1
1993 22 Sacramento Kings 25 57 8270.9 -1.5 1.4 -3.0
1993 23 Milwaukee Bucks 28 54 7863.9 -1.7 1.6 -3.4
1993 24 Philadelphia 76ers 26 56 8133.6 -3.0 2.2 -5.2
1993 25 Washington Bullets 22 60 8016.9 -4.1 2.5 -6.6
1993 26 Minnesota Timberwolves 19 63 7713.7 -4.1 3.9 -8.0
1993 27 Dallas Mavericks 11 71 8133.8 -8.2 6.6 -14.8
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1992 1 Chicago Bulls 67 15 7754.7 7.3 -3.4 10.7
1992 2 Portland Trail Blazers 57 25 8156.0 3.2 -3.8 7.0
1992 3 Utah Jazz 55 27 7877.9 3.9 -2.0 5.9
1992 4 Phoenix Suns 53 29 8166.2 3.9 -1.8 5.6
1992 5 Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 7807.8 5.6 0.0 5.6
1992 6 New York Knicks 51 31 7645.4 -0.1 -4.0 3.9
1992 7 Boston Celtics 51 31 7858.9 2.5 -1.1 3.6
1992 8 Golden State Warriors 55 27 8533.4 5.6 2.0 3.5
1992 9 San Antonio Spurs 47 35 7897.4 -1.0 -3.9 2.9
1992 10 Detroit Pistons 48 34 7511.4 -0.9 -3.1 2.2
1992 11 Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 7847.0 2.8 0.8 2.0
1992 12 Indiana Pacers 40 42 8192.4 3.6 1.7 1.9
1992 13 Los Angeles Clippers 45 37 7941.9 -2.5 -3.6 1.1
1992 14 Los Angeles Lakers 43 39 7595.7 -0.2 0.9 -1.1
1992 15 Atlanta Hawks 38 44 8082.4 -0.9 0.2 -1.1
1992 16 Philadelphia 76ers 35 47 7675.6 0.2 1.6 -1.4
1992 17 New Jersey Nets 40 42 8040.5 -1.2 0.3 -1.5
1992 18 Milwaukee Bucks 31 51 7869.6 0.8 2.3 -1.6
1992 19 Houston Rockets 42 40 7839.6 -2.0 0.1 -2.1
1992 20 Charlotte Hornets 31 51 8349.8 -1.0 2.4 -3.4
1992 21 Miami Heat 38 44 8027.8 -1.3 2.7 -4.0
1992 22 Washington Bullets 25 57 8044.8 -4.5 0.0 -4.5
1992 23 Sacramento Kings 29 53 8194.9 -4.1 1.4 -5.5
1992 24 Orlando Magic 21 61 8015.4 -4.6 2.0 -6.6
1992 25 Minnesota Timberwolves 15 67 7792.4 -2.6 4.6 -7.2
1992 26 Denver Nuggets 24 58 8075.6 -7.3 0.3 -7.6
1992 27 Dallas Mavericks 22 60 7736.0 -5.0 2.9 -7.9
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1991 1 Chicago Bulls 61 21 7831.6 6.6 -2.3 8.9
1991 2 Portland Trail Blazers 63 19 8305.0 4.8 -3.5 8.3
1991 3 Los Angeles Lakers 58 24 7735.8 4.2 -2.8 7.0
1991 4 Phoenix Suns 55 27 8270.3 4.7 -1.7 6.4
1991 5 Boston Celtics 56 26 8098.4 4.4 -0.8 5.3
1991 6 San Antonio Spurs 55 27 8105.7 -0.3 -4.5 4.2
1991 7 Detroit Pistons 50 32 7546.2 0.1 -3.3 3.4
1991 8 Utah Jazz 54 28 7813.5 0.6 -2.7 3.3
1991 9 Houston Rockets 52 30 8119.0 -0.8 -4.1 3.3
1991 10 Milwaukee Bucks 48 34 7907.3 1.8 -0.5 2.3
1991 11 Golden State Warriors 44 38 8522.4 4.1 2.5 1.7
1991 12 Seattle SuperSonics 41 41 7913.1 2.3 0.9 1.4
1991 13 Atlanta Hawks 43 39 8090.9 2.9 2.2 0.7
1991 14 Indiana Pacers 41 41 8164.7 4.0 4.4 -0.3
1991 15 Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 7971.8 0.0 0.4 -0.4
1991 16 New York Knicks 39 43 7849.3 -0.7 -0.2 -0.5
1991 17 Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 7831.5 -1.9 0.5 -2.4
1991 18 Los Angeles Clippers 31 51 8199.6 -4.8 -1.7 -3.1
1991 19 Orlando Magic 31 51 8164.3 -1.9 1.9 -3.7
1991 20 Minnesota Timberwolves 29 53 7609.5 -0.8 3.2 -4.0
1991 21 Dallas Mavericks 28 54 7732.0 -2.2 2.4 -4.5
1991 22 New Jersey Nets 26 56 8172.5 -5.2 -0.6 -4.6
1991 23 Washington Bullets 30 52 8029.0 -4.8 0.1 -4.9
1991 24 Charlotte Hornets 26 56 7990.4 -2.9 2.2 -5.0
1991 25 Miami Heat 24 58 8145.9 -5.9 0.0 -5.9
1991 26 Sacramento Kings 25 57 7744.6 -5.9 0.7 -6.6
1991 27 Denver Nuggets 20 62 9319.3 -2.4 6.5 -8.9
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1990 1 Phoenix Suns 54 28 8310.9 4.9 -2.1 6.9
1990 2 Los Angeles Lakers 63 19 7921.5 6.2 -0.7 6.9
1990 3 Portland Trail Blazers 59 23 8443.9 2.4 -4.0 6.4
1990 4 Detroit Pistons 59 23 7744.3 1.1 -4.6 5.7
1990 5 Utah Jazz 55 27 7905.0 2.4 -2.5 4.9
1990 6 Philadelphia 76ers 53 29 7922.5 5.1 0.8 4.3
1990 7 San Antonio Spurs 56 26 8056.4 -0.3 -3.9 3.6
1990 8 Boston Celtics 52 30 8035.9 3.3 0.1 3.2
1990 9 Chicago Bulls 55 27 7946.0 4.0 1.2 2.8
1990 10 Houston Rockets 41 41 8310.5 -3.2 -4.9 1.7
1990 11 Denver Nuggets 43 39 8673.6 0.0 -1.5 1.5
1990 12 Seattle SuperSonics 41 41 7861.8 3.4 1.9 1.5
1990 13 New York Knicks 45 37 8076.0 0.9 0.2 0.7
1990 14 Atlanta Hawks 41 41 7839.9 4.7 4.1 0.6
1990 15 Dallas Mavericks 47 35 7773.0 -0.4 -0.8 0.5
1990 16 Indiana Pacers 42 40 7993.7 3.4 3.4 0.0
1990 17 Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 7824.1 -1.6 -1.0 -0.6
1990 18 Milwaukee Bucks 44 38 8060.3 -1.3 -0.1 -1.2
1990 19 Golden State Warriors 37 45 8672.5 1.8 4.2 -2.4
1990 20 Washington Bullets 31 51 8183.5 -1.0 1.5 -2.4
1990 21 Los Angeles Clippers 30 52 8145.7 -3.9 -1.1 -2.9
1990 22 Minnesota Timberwolves 22 60 7470.9 -3.8 0.2 -4.0
1990 23 Sacramento Kings 23 59 7917.8 -2.9 1.7 -4.6
1990 24 Charlotte Hornets 19 63 8039.8 -5.6 1.4 -7.0
1990 25 New Jersey Nets 17 65 8105.1 -7.7 0.2 -7.9
1990 26 Orlando Magic 18 64 8567.6 -2.5 5.7 -8.2
1990 27 Miami Heat 18 64 8248.3 -8.9 0.6 -9.5
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1989 1 Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 8028.6 2.8 -5.3 8.1
1989 2 Phoenix Suns 55 27 8579.3 5.1 -1.5 6.6
1989 3 Detroit Pistons 63 19 7871.0 2.8 -3.7 6.5
1989 4 Los Angeles Lakers 57 25 8225.8 6.0 -0.3 6.3
1989 5 Atlanta Hawks 52 30 8076.8 4.7 -0.6 5.3
1989 6 Utah Jazz 51 31 8016.2 -1.3 -5.4 4.1
1989 7 Milwaukee Bucks 49 33 8080.9 2.4 -1.6 4.0
1989 8 New York Knicks 52 30 8582.1 3.0 -0.4 3.4
1989 9 Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 8219.6 3.7 1.3 2.4
1989 10 Chicago Bulls 47 35 7967.8 1.5 -0.7 2.2
1989 11 Philadelphia 76ers 46 36 8091.1 5.4 3.7 1.6
1989 12 Boston Celtics 42 40 8060.7 3.0 1.6 1.4
1989 13 Portland Trail Blazers 39 43 8567.2 1.4 0.6 0.9
1989 14 Denver Nuggets 44 38 8876.7 0.9 0.1 0.8
1989 15 Houston Rockets 45 37 8385.2 -2.1 -2.3 0.1
1989 16 Golden State Warriors 43 39 8891.2 -0.7 -0.2 -0.6
1989 17 Washington Bullets 40 42 8323.0 -1.6 0.1 -1.7
1989 18 Dallas Mavericks 38 44 7874.2 -0.2 1.6 -1.8
1989 19 Indiana Pacers 28 54 8186.3 -0.6 2.3 -2.9
1989 20 Sacramento Kings 27 55 8253.3 -3.2 2.0 -5.2
1989 21 New Jersey Nets 26 56 8226.5 -4.9 0.8 -5.6
1989 22 San Antonio Spurs 21 61 8545.4 -6.7 0.4 -7.1
1989 23 Charlotte Hornets 20 62 8243.3 -4.2 3.5 -7.6
1989 24 Los Angeles Clippers 21 61 8618.7 -6.9 2.0 -8.9
1989 25 Miami Heat 15 67 8155.2 -9.6 1.5 -11.2
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1988 1 Boston Celtics 57 25 8047.6 7.8 1.6 6.3
1988 2 Detroit Pistons 54 28 8085.8 2.6 -3.0 5.6
1988 3 Los Angeles Lakers 62 20 8154.7 4.6 -0.2 4.8
1988 4 Atlanta Hawks 50 32 7911.3 3.7 -0.4 4.1
1988 5 Chicago Bulls 50 32 7868.2 1.2 -2.7 4.0
1988 6 Dallas Mavericks 53 29 7951.6 4.0 0.2 3.7
1988 7 Portland Trail Blazers 53 29 8494.6 3.2 -0.2 3.4
1988 8 Denver Nuggets 54 28 8669.6 1.6 -1.5 3.1
1988 9 Utah Jazz 47 35 8304.2 -1.9 -4.8 2.9
1988 10 Cleveland Cavaliers 42 40 7986.0 -0.8 -2.2 1.3
1988 11 Milwaukee Bucks 42 40 8020.8 0.4 -0.9 1.3
1988 12 Seattle SuperSonics 44 38 8253.3 1.9 0.7 1.2
1988 13 Houston Rockets 46 36 8318.9 -1.5 -2.2 0.7
1988 14 New York Knicks 38 44 8141.3 -1.8 -2.0 0.2
1988 15 Indiana Pacers 38 44 8015.4 -1.0 -0.8 -0.1
1988 16 Washington Bullets 38 44 8102.2 -1.3 -1.2 -0.2
1988 17 Philadelphia 76ers 36 46 7942.8 1.2 2.0 -0.8
1988 18 San Antonio Spurs 31 51 8586.4 0.1 4.8 -4.7
1988 19 Phoenix Suns 28 54 8296.3 -1.3 3.5 -4.7
1988 20 Sacramento Kings 24 58 8286.4 -1.6 4.2 -5.8
1988 21 New Jersey Nets 19 63 8094.0 -6.2 0.9 -7.0
1988 22 Golden State Warriors 20 62 8352.6 -3.5 4.8 -8.2
1988 23 Los Angeles Clippers 17 65 8286.7 -11.0 -1.0 -10.1
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1987 1 Los Angeles Lakers 65 17 8321.8 6.8 -1.3 8.1
1987 2 Atlanta Hawks 57 25 7988.4 4.6 -2.8 7.3
1987 3 Boston Celtics 59 23 8118.0 5.4 -1.2 6.6
1987 4 Dallas Mavericks 55 27 8300.3 6.3 0.8 5.5
1987 5 Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 8241.1 1.5 -2.6 4.0
1987 6 Detroit Pistons 52 30 8329.5 1.1 -2.4 3.4
1987 7 Portland Trail Blazers 49 33 8649.1 2.7 0.2 2.4
1987 8 Chicago Bulls 40 42 7892.9 0.7 -0.6 1.3
1987 9 Houston Rockets 42 40 8197.4 -2.3 -2.9 0.6
1987 10 Philadelphia 76ers 45 37 8030.1 0.5 0.4 0.1
1987 11 Seattle SuperSonics 39 43 8394.8 2.1 2.0 0.1
1987 12 Utah Jazz 44 38 8469.7 -5.0 -5.0 0.0
1987 13 Indiana Pacers 41 41 8174.9 -1.9 -1.7 -0.1
1987 14 Washington Bullets 42 40 8201.2 -2.4 -1.4 -1.0
1987 15 Denver Nuggets 37 45 8735.1 0.6 1.7 -1.1
1987 16 Golden State Warriors 42 40 8419.0 0.2 2.7 -2.5
1987 17 Phoenix Suns 36 46 8408.9 -0.6 1.9 -2.6
1987 18 Cleveland Cavaliers 31 51 8310.2 -5.3 -2.2 -3.1
1987 19 Sacramento Kings 29 53 8334.4 0.4 3.6 -3.3
1987 20 New Jersey Nets 24 58 8406.0 -2.3 2.0 -4.3
1987 21 San Antonio Spurs 28 54 8369.3 -2.7 2.2 -4.9
1987 22 New York Knicks 24 58 8094.6 -2.9 2.6 -5.5
1987 23 Los Angeles Clippers 12 70 8421.1 -7.1 3.5 -10.6
Year Rank Team W L Poss Off Def Tot
1986 1 Boston Celtics 67 15 8336.5 4.8 -4.0 8.8
1986 2 Milwaukee Bucks 57 25 8392.4 4.4 -4.1 8.5
1986 3 Los Angeles Lakers 62 20 8462.6 5.5 -1.1 6.6
1986 4 Atlanta Hawks 50 32 8216.3 1.1 -1.4 2.6
1986 5 Philadelphia 76ers 54 28 8299.6 1.8 -0.6 2.4
1986 6 Houston Rockets 51 31 8501.6 2.3 0.3 2.0
1986 7 Detroit Pistons 46 36 8564.7 2.2 0.8 1.4
1986 8 Denver Nuggets 47 35 8744.1 -0.5 -1.3 0.8
1986 9 Dallas Mavericks 44 38 8413.0 4.7 4.0 0.7
1986 10 Portland Trail Blazers 40 42 8623.6 1.5 0.9 0.6
1986 11 Seattle SuperSonics 31 51 8059.1 -1.9 -1.4 -0.5
1986 12 Utah Jazz 42 40 8484.1 -3.7 -3.0 -0.7
1986 13 New Jersey Nets 39 43 8494.2 -1.7 -0.4 -1.3
1986 14 Washington Bullets 39 43 8160.0 -3.8 -2.5 -1.3
1986 15 San Antonio Spurs 35 47 8532.8 -1.0 0.9 -2.0
1986 16 Cleveland Cavaliers 29 53 8345.7 -1.2 0.9 -2.1
1986 17 Indiana Pacers 26 56 8272.5 -4.2 -1.6 -2.6
1986 18 Phoenix Suns 32 50 8624.9 -3.4 -0.5 -3.0
1986 19 Sacramento Kings 37 45 8378.4 -1.3 1.7 -3.1
1986 20 Chicago Bulls 30 52 8219.5 2.2 5.4 -3.1
1986 21 Golden State Warriors 30 52 8560.4 0.9 4.3 -3.4
1986 22 New York Knicks 23 59 8083.8 -7.2 -2.2 -5.0
1986 23 Los Angeles Clippers 32 50 8424.7 -2.0 4.6 -6.6

Here's how it works... For every game, you can set up a prediction for the home team's offensive and defensive ratings using the following formulae:

Home ORtg = Lg Avg  Rtg + .5*HCA + Home Offense Score + Away Defense Score

Home DRtg = Lg Avg Rtg - .5*HCA + Away Offense Score + Home Defense Score

The ratings above represent the solution that produced the lowest squared errors for the predictions. Here were the other important numbers for each season:

Year Lg Avg Rtg HCA Year Lg Avg Rtg HCA Year Lg Avg Rtg HCA
1986 107.6 4.4 1995 108.9 3.4 2004 103.8 4.0
1987 108.7 5.1 1996 108.3 3.5 2005 106.9 3.4
1988 108.4 5.8 1997 107.4 2.8 2006 107.0 3.7
1989 108.1 5.5 1998 105.8 3.3 2007 107.2 3.3
1990 108.6 5.0 1999 103.0 3.9 2008 108.2 3.7
1991 108.4 4.8 2000 104.7 3.8 2009 109.0 3.5
1992 108.7 4.6 2001 103.8 3.2 2010 108.4 2.9
1993 108.6 4.1 2002 105.3 3.7 2011 108.1 3.4
1994 106.9 4.2 2003 104.4 4.3 2012 105.3 3.1

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6 Responses to “Yearly Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings”

  1. Joe Kidd Says:

    ... this is excellent stuff, very valuable and intriguing, thanks a lot. The rankings suggest how impressive Boston's 2010 playoff run happened to be, knocking off the top two teams (according to this metric) in successive series.

  2. This is gold. I was actually fiddling around with something like this a few weeks ago, so as always much appreciated that you've done some heavy legwork and published the whole set.

  3. Neil - Am I also reading this last table correctly in that HCA has been shrinking fairly consistently since 1988?

  4. Yes, weighted by possessions, the home team's efficiency differential is getting smaller since the 80s. Might be a function of pace?

  5. In the sense of weighting by possessions or stylistically?

    The league average went from 100 in 1988 to low 90s now...so not a large mathematical difference. In terms of style, home teams might be more rested and willing to run more at home (?) - at 1.7 pts per fastbreak pos, generating a few extra per game could explain the difference. But wouldn't that be a function of turnovers? TOV% is pretty similar today...

    All this has me wondering about pace at home vs. away. Do teams tend to play faster at home?

    Also, using this method, how do the adjusted O/DRtg figures look for the postseason if the RS offenses and defenses are used? (Apologies if this is in the ESPN article, as I'm not an Insider.)

  6. [...] week Neil posted schedule-adjusted offensive and defensive ratings in a blog post. I had actually planned to add a page like this for every season a few months ago, [...]

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