Parry's NBA Power Guide March 18, 2008

March 18, 2008 6:00 PM
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Team
Rating
Eastern Conference
Atlantic
1.
Boston
62.1
2.
Philadelphia
57.3
3.
New Jersey
49.2
4.
Toronto
48.5
5.
New York
43.1
Central
1.
Cleveland
51.4
2.
Chicago
51.4
3.
Detroit
51.1
4.
Indiana
47.7
5.
Milwaukee
41.5
Southeast
1.
Charlotte
55.4
2.
Orlando
54.7
3.
Washington
49.2
4.
Atlanta
48.6
5.
Miami
37.6
Western Conference
Southwest
1.
Houston
60.7
2.
New Orleans
58.6
3.
Dallas
58.3
4.
San Antonio
51.2
5.
Memphis
41.0
Northwest
1.
Utah
56.0
2.
Denver
54.1
3.
Portland
49.1
4.
Minnesota
45.4
5.
Seattle
38.5
Pacific
1.
L.A. Lakers
56.6
2.
Phoenix
55.8
3.
Golden State
53.8
4.
Sacramento
47.8
5.
L.A. Clippers
40.9
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 2008 by Noland Parry