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1988-89 NBA Team Ratings

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League Champion: Detroit Pistons

Most Valuable Player: Magic Johnson (22.5/7.9/12.8)
Rookie of the Year: Mitch Richmond (22.0/5.9/4.2)

PPG Leader: Michael Jordan (32.5)
RPG Leader: Hakeem Olajuwon (13.5)
APG Leader: John Stockton (13.6)
WS Leader: Michael Jordan (19.8)

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 Cleveland Cavaliers E C 57 25 .695 7.60 111.06 103.49 7.58 7.95 110.84 102.90 7.95
2 Phoenix Suns W P 55 27 .671 7.70 113.49 106.04 7.46 6.84 113.31 106.70 6.61
3 Detroit Pistons E C 63 19 .768 5.80 111.19 105.05 6.13 6.24 111.10 104.54 6.57
4 Los Angeles Lakers W P 57 25 .695 7.17 114.33 107.36 6.97 6.38 114.22 108.03 6.19
5 Atlanta Hawks E C 52 30 .634 4.91 112.63 107.75 4.87 5.26 112.76 107.52 5.24
6 Utah Jazz W M 51 31 .622 5.02 107.09 102.09 5.00 4.02 106.78 102.81 3.97
7 Milwaukee Bucks E C 49 33 .598 3.61 110.60 107.23 3.37 4.11 110.72 106.81 3.91
8 New York Knicks E A 52 30 .634 3.77 111.60 108.04 3.56 3.63 111.33 107.88 3.45
9 Seattle SuperSonics W P 47 35 .573 2.90 111.92 109.05 2.87 2.44 111.93 109.53 2.40
10 Chicago Bulls E C 47 35 .573 1.44 109.57 108.16 1.40 2.13 109.71 107.61 2.11
11 Philadelphia 76ers E A 46 36 .561 1.50 113.49 112.02 1.47 1.68 113.65 111.97 1.68
12 Boston Celtics E A 42 40 .512 1.16 111.31 110.04 1.27 1.26 111.24 109.86 1.38
13 Portland Trail Blazers W P 39 43 .476 1.46 109.67 108.23 1.44 0.92 109.59 108.70 0.89
14 Denver Nuggets W M 44 38 .537 1.70 108.99 107.56 1.43 0.91 109.09 108.45 0.65
15 Houston Rockets W M 45 37 .549 0.95 106.12 105.36 0.77 0.22 106.05 106.02 0.03
16 Golden State Warriors W P 43 39 .524 -0.30 107.52 107.86 -0.34 -0.59 107.43 108.06 -0.63
17 Washington Bullets E A 40 42 .488 -2.16 106.93 108.93 -2.00 -1.77 106.78 108.38 -1.60
18 Dallas Mavericks W M 38 44 .463 -1.21 107.78 109.12 -1.35 -1.79 107.99 109.93 -1.94
19 Indiana Pacers E C 28 54 .341 -4.17 107.27 111.32 -4.05 -2.99 107.66 110.53 -2.87
20 Sacramento Kings W P 27 55 .329 -5.55 104.75 110.32 -5.57 -5.35 104.82 110.20 -5.39
21 New Jersey Nets E A 26 56 .317 -6.35 103.43 109.75 -6.32 -5.69 103.28 108.93 -5.65
22 San Antonio Spurs W M 21 61 .256 -7.28 101.36 108.34 -6.98 -7.45 101.49 108.68 -7.19
23 Charlotte Hornets E A 20 62 .244 -8.52 104.08 112.54 -8.45 -7.74 104.13 111.79 -7.65
24 Los Angeles Clippers W P 21 61 .256 -9.91 101.25 110.56 -9.31 -9.50 101.35 110.29 -8.94
25 Miami Heat W M 15 67 .183 -11.23 98.40 109.64 -11.24 -11.13 98.61 109.76 -11.16