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1970-71 NBA Team Ratings

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League Champion: Milwaukee Bucks

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (31.7/16.0/3.3)
Rookie of the Year: Dave Cowens (17.0/15.0/2.8) & Geoff Petrie (24.8/3.4/4.8)

PPG Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (31.7)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (18.2)
APG Leader: Norm Van Lier (10.1)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (22.3)

Please see the explanation for why these ratings differ from those published elsewhere on the site.

Team Ratings

Unadjusted Adjusted
Rk Team Conf Div W L W/L% MOV ORtg DRtg NRtg MOV/A ORtg/A DRtg/A NRtg/A
1 Milwaukee Bucks W M 66 16 .805 12.26 11.91
2 Chicago Bulls W M 51 31 .622 5.24 5.47
3 New York Knicks E A 52 30 .634 5.02 5.05
4 Los Angeles Lakers W P 48 34 .585 3.07 3.26
5 Phoenix Suns W M 48 34 .585 1.90 2.33
6 Boston Celtics E A 44 38 .537 2.07 2.30
7 Philadelphia 76ers E A 47 35 .573 1.55 1.81
8 Baltimore Bullets E C 42 40 .512 0.59 0.91
9 San Diego Rockets W P 40 42 .488 -0.24 0.20
10 Detroit Pistons W M 45 37 .549 -0.74 -0.34
11 San Francisco Warriors W P 41 41 .500 -1.44 -0.83
12 Atlanta Hawks E C 36 46 .439 -1.79 -1.31
13 Seattle SuperSonics W P 38 44 .463 -1.98 -1.53
14 Cincinnati Royals E C 33 49 .402 -3.21 -2.96
15 Portland Trail Blazers W P 29 53 .354 -4.51 -6.20
16 Buffalo Braves E A 22 60 .268 -6.62 -8.02
17 Cleveland Cavaliers E C 15 67 .183 -11.17 -12.04