2011 NBA Power Rankings – Week 21

Not much time to break down the components today … we’ll stick to the skinny version.  The methodology is here:

Rank Team W L Off Def Road SOS Rating
1 Heat 48 22 103.457 (3) 96.068 (5) 1.7 1.762 (18) 10.852
2 Spurs 57 13 103.865 (2) 96.89 (8) 1.7 1.891 (12) 10.566
3 Bulls 50 19 99.944 (13) 92.512 (1) 1.725 1.358 (28) 10.514
4 Lakers 50 20 103.363 (4) 96.508 (7) 1.85 1.66 (22) 10.365
5 Celtics 50 19 99.628 (15) 93.12 (2) 1.725 1.462 (27) 9.694
6 Magic 45 26 100.825 (10) 95.273 (4) 1.725 1.639 (23) 8.916
7 Mavericks 49 21 103.123 (5) 98.341 (11) 1.7 2.074 (2) 8.556
8 Nuggets 42 29 104.433 (1) 100.343 (17) 1.775 2.026 (4) 7.89
9 Thunder 45 24 103.059 (6) 99.767 (16) 1.775 1.923 (11) 6.991
10 Hornets 40 31 98.595 (19) 96.172 (6) 1.775 2.016 (5) 6.213
11 Rockets 37 34 102.643 (8) 101.037 (18) 1.775 1.978 (6) 5.359
12 Sixers 36 34 99.294 (16) 97.221 (9) 1.85 1.142 (30) 5.066
13 Grizzlies 39 32 99.189 (17) 98.054 (10) 1.775 2.049 (3) 4.959
14 Blazers 40 30 100.155 (12) 98.988 (14) 1.8 1.888 (13) 4.855
15 Knicks 35 35 102.947 (7) 101.683 (22) 1.8 1.592 (26) 4.656
16 Suns 35 33 102.028 (9) 101.882 (24) 1.75 1.953 (9) 3.849
17 Hawks 40 30 98.557 (20) 98.582 (12) 1.75 1.346 (29) 3.071
18 Bucks 28 41 94.012 (29) 94.939 (3) 1.674 1.799 (17) 2.545
19 Jazz 36 35 100.353 (11) 101.785 (23) 1.775 1.703 (20) 2.046
20 Pacers 31 40 96.563 (23) 98.695 (13) 1.824 1.616 (25) 1.308
21 Warriors 30 41 99.811 (14) 102.49 (26) 1.775 1.952 (10) 1.049
22 Bobcats 28 41 95.435 (26) 99.096 (15) 1.826 1.878 (14) 0.043
23 Clippers 27 44 97.277 (22) 101.3 (20) 1.725 1.963 (8) -0.334
24 Pistons 25 45 99.083 (18) 103.745 (28) 1.75 1.855 (16) -1.058
25 Timberwolves 17 54 96.432 (24) 102.033 (25) 1.725 1.73 (19) -2.146
26 Kings 17 52 95.628 (25) 101.563 (21) 1.674 1.865 (15) -2.397
27 Nets 22 47 95.207 (27) 101.188 (19) 1.674 1.667 (21) -2.64
28 Raptors 20 50 98.238 (21) 104.275 (29) 1.7 1.632 (24) -2.706
29 Wizards 17 51 94.376 (28) 102.52 (27) 1.647 1.968 (7) -4.529
30 Cavaliers 13 56 93.912 (30) 104.631 (30) 1.775 2.189 (1) -6.755

The post-trade deadline rankings (offense rank, defense rank):

  1. Denver Nuggets (3, 2)
  2. Chicago Bulls (8, 1)
  3. Oklahoma City Thunder (4, 6)
  4. Los Angeles Lakers (12, 3)
  5. Houston Rockets (9, 8)
  6. Dallas Mavericks (1, 13)
  7. Portland TrailBlazers (10, 9)
  8. Boston Celtics (19, 4)
  9. Miami Heat (7, 15)
  10. Orlando Magic (16, 7)
  11. Memphis Grizzlies (5, 17)
  12. San Antonio Spurs (6, 19)
  13. Miami Bucks (26, 5)
  14. New York Knicks (2, 26)
  15. Philadelphia 76ers (17, 10)
  16. Los Angeles Clippers (20, 11)
  17. New Orleans Hornets (18, 14)
  18. New Jersey Nets (21, 12)
  19. Phoenix Suns (15, 21)
  20. Golden State Warriors (22, 16)
  21. Toronto Raptors (14, 27)
  22. Atlanta Hawks (24, 20)
  23. Minnesota Timberwolves (25, 18)
  24. Detroit Pistons (11, 30)
  25. Utah Jazz (13, 29)
  26. Indiana Pacers (27, 22)
  27. Sacramento Kings (23, 28)
  28. Washington Wizards (28, 23)
  29. Cleveland Cavaliers (29, 25)
  30. Charlotte Bobcats (30, 24)
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