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1996-97 NBA Team Ratings

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League Champion: Chicago Bulls

Most Valuable Player: Karl Malone (27.4/9.9/4.5)
Rookie of the Year: Allen Iverson (23.5/4.1/7.5)

PPG Leader: Michael Jordan (29.6)
RPG Leader: Dennis Rodman (16.1)
APG Leader: Mark Jackson (11.4)
WS Leader: Michael Jordan (18.3)

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 Chicago Bulls E C 69 13 .841 10.80 114.88 102.99 11.90 10.70 115.01 103.19 11.82
2 Utah Jazz W M 64 18 .780 8.79 114.41 104.75 9.66 7.97 113.94 105.23 8.72
3 Seattle SuperSonics W P 57 25 .695 7.68 112.02 103.67 8.35 6.91 111.50 104.03 7.47
4 Miami Heat E A 61 21 .744 5.49 107.67 101.38 6.30 5.56 107.71 101.31 6.40
5 Detroit Pistons E C 54 28 .659 5.24 111.44 105.29 6.15 5.44 111.68 105.30 6.38
6 Atlanta Hawks E C 56 26 .683 5.44 109.37 103.26 6.10 5.52 109.42 103.20 6.22
7 Houston Rockets W M 57 25 .695 4.48 109.31 104.57 4.74 3.85 108.82 104.80 4.02
8 Portland Trail Blazers W P 49 33 .598 4.17 108.59 104.05 4.54 3.56 108.07 104.24 3.83
9 Los Angeles Lakers W P 56 26 .683 4.27 108.84 104.44 4.40 3.66 108.34 104.65 3.70
10 New York Knicks E A 57 25 .695 3.12 105.26 101.90 3.36 3.31 105.29 101.68 3.61
11 Cleveland Cavaliers E C 42 40 .512 1.84 105.44 103.38 2.06 2.32 105.70 103.08 2.61
12 Charlotte Hornets E C 54 28 .659 1.87 111.64 109.59 2.04 2.13 112.02 109.65 2.37
13 Washington Bullets E A 44 38 .537 1.62 107.30 105.63 1.67 1.77 107.47 105.59 1.88
14 Indiana Pacers E C 39 43 .476 0.98 106.98 105.88 1.10 1.49 107.36 105.67 1.69
15 Phoenix Suns W P 40 42 .488 0.66 109.97 109.17 0.81 0.21 109.71 109.44 0.27
16 Orlando Magic E A 45 37 .549 -0.35 106.36 106.85 -0.49 -0.07 106.67 106.80 -0.14
17 Milwaukee Bucks E C 33 49 .402 -1.89 106.73 108.92 -2.19 -1.38 107.12 108.70 -1.59
18 Minnesota Timberwolves W M 40 42 .488 -1.48 106.25 107.97 -1.72 -1.82 105.92 108.06 -2.13
19 Toronto Raptors E C 30 52 .366 -3.12 105.33 108.86 -3.53 -2.56 105.71 108.57 -2.87
20 Los Angeles Clippers W P 36 46 .439 -2.35 105.91 108.51 -2.60 -2.66 105.60 108.58 -2.98
21 Sacramento Kings W P 34 48 .415 -3.38 105.61 109.41 -3.80 -3.64 105.35 109.47 -4.12
22 New Jersey Nets E A 26 56 .317 -4.56 105.47 110.47 -5.00 -3.89 106.00 110.22 -4.22
23 Golden State Warriors W P 30 52 .366 -4.71 108.01 113.09 -5.08 -4.90 107.93 113.27 -5.34
24 Philadelphia 76ers E A 22 60 .268 -6.54 105.33 112.08 -6.75 -5.89 105.88 111.90 -6.02
25 Boston Celtics E A 15 67 .183 -7.33 104.50 112.12 -7.62 -6.62 105.00 111.82 -6.82
26 Denver Nuggets W M 21 61 .256 -6.28 105.43 112.09 -6.66 -6.40 105.30 112.15 -6.85
27 Dallas Mavericks W M 24 58 .293 -6.35 102.09 109.30 -7.21 -6.47 101.81 109.18 -7.37
28 San Antonio Spurs W M 20 62 .244 -7.88 104.22 113.16 -8.94 -7.93 104.14 113.15 -9.02
29 Vancouver Grizzlies W M 14 68 .171 -10.23 101.27 112.87 -11.60 -10.17 101.16 112.72 -11.55