Noland Parry's NBA Power Guide - 10-07-2008

Oct 21, 2008 5:09 PM
TEAM
RATING
PRESEASON
TOP 15
1.
Boston
67.2
2.
San Antonio
62.3
3.
Utah
59.4
4.
Houston
59.2
5.
LA Lakers
58.1
6.
Phoenix
58.0
7.
Orlando
55.6
8.
Detroit
54.6
9.
Cleveland
54.4
10.
Denver
53.3
11.
Dallas
51.5
12.
New Orleans
51.3
13.
Indiana
51.1
13.
Portland
51.1
15.
Toronto
50.6
BOTTOM 15
16.
Charlotte
49.9
17.
Sacramento
48.6
18.
Atlanta
48.3
19.
New Jersey
48.1
20.
Oklahoma City
47.2
21.
Golden State
47.0
22.
Philadelphia
46.7
23.
Minnesota
46.5
24.
Chicago
46.0
25.
Washington
45.5
26.
New York
45.0
27.
Memphis
44.6
28.
LA Clippers
41.7
29.
Miami
41.5
30.
Milwaukee
38.3
How to use the weekly ratings: 
1. Add 0.5 points to the home teams.
2. Pair the two teams that play each other.
3. The difference between the two ratings indicates the predicted margin of victory. Copyright  by Noland Parry.