Pro Basketball

April 09, 2002 6:12 AM
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Eastern Conference   54.9
Atlantic Division   55.8
1. New Jersey   61.4
2. Boston   60.8
3. Philadelphia   56.0
4. New York   55.8
5. Washington   53.7
6. Miami   53.4
7. Orlando   49.7
Central Division   54.0
1. Charlotte   60.1
2. Toronto   56.2
3. Atlanta   55.7
4. Indiana   55.5
5. Detroit   53.7
6. Milwaukee   53.5
7. Cleveland   52.9
8. Chicago   44.4
Western Conference   58.8
Midwest Division   57.9
1. Dallas   67.8
2. San Antonio   67.3
3. Utah   57.6
4. Minnesota   55.9
5. Memphis   53.6
6. Denver   53.1
7. Houston   50.2
Pacific Division   59.7
1. Sacramento   71.2
2. L.A. Lakers   64.2
3. Seattle   60.4
4. Portland   59.2
5. Phoenix   55.7
6. L.A. Clippers   54.9
7. Golden State   52.6

How to use the ratings: 1. Add 6 points to the home teams rating. 2. Pair the two teams that play each other. 3. The difference between the two ratings indicates the predicted margin of victory. Copyright 2002 by Noland Parry