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1980-81 NBA Team Ratings

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League Champion: Boston Celtics

Most Valuable Player: Julius Erving (24.6/8.0/4.4)
Rookie of the Year: Darrell Griffith (20.6/3.6/2.4)

PPG Leader: Adrian Dantley (30.7)
RPG Leader: Moses Malone (14.8)
APG Leader: Kevin Porter (9.1)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14.3)

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 Philadelphia 76ers E A 62 20 .756 7.85 7.76
2 Milwaukee Bucks E C 60 22 .732 7.27 7.14
3 Boston Celtics E A 62 20 .756 5.88 6.05
4 Phoenix Suns W P 57 25 .695 5.51 4.83
5 Los Angeles Lakers W P 54 28 .659 3.84 3.27
6 Chicago Bulls E C 45 37 .549 1.98 2.34
7 San Antonio Spurs W M 52 30 .634 2.88 2.18
8 New York Knicks E A 50 32 .610 1.62 2.00
9 Indiana Pacers E C 44 38 .537 1.40 1.72
10 Portland Trail Blazers W P 45 37 .549 0.89 0.52
11 Washington Bullets E A 39 43 .476 0.01 0.42
12 Houston Rockets W M 40 42 .488 0.33 -0.20
13 Kansas City Kings W M 40 42 .488 0.01 -0.49
14 Denver Nuggets W M 37 45 .451 -0.48 -0.95
15 Golden State Warriors W P 39 43 .476 -1.18 -1.41
16 San Diego Clippers W P 36 46 .439 -1.59 -1.78
17 Seattle SuperSonics W P 34 48 .415 -1.65 -1.84
18 Atlanta Hawks E C 31 51 .378 -3.10 -2.37
19 Cleveland Cavaliers E C 28 54 .341 -4.85 -4.15
20 New Jersey Nets E A 24 58 .293 -6.02 -5.15
21 Detroit Pistons E C 21 61 .256 -6.32 -5.58
22 Utah Jazz W M 28 54 .341 -5.89 -5.99
23 Dallas Mavericks W M 15 67 .183 -8.40 -8.33