Parry's NBA Power Guide April 8,2008

April 08, 2008 7:00 PM
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Team Rating
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic
1. Boston
64.1
2. Philadelphia
54.6
3. New Jersey
46.2
4. Toronto
45.2
5. New York
40.5
Central
1. Detroit
55.7
2. Indiana
51.8
3. Cleveland
47.6
4. Chicago
44.8
5. Milwaukee
42.3
Southeast
1. Orlando
56.2
2. Atlanta
53.4
3. Charlotte
50.0
4. Washington
49.7
5. Miami
36.3
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Southwest
1. New Orleans
59.7
2. San Antonio
58.7
3. Dallas
54.5
4. Houston
54.4
5. Memphis
42.8
Northwest
1. Utah
60.1
2. Denver
56.2
3. Minnesota
45.3
4. Portland
43.4
5. Seattle
34.7
Pacific
1. Phoenix
62.3
2. Golden State
54.7
3. LA Lakers
53.9
4. Sacramento
53.1
5. L.A. Clippers  
44.4
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