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2008-09 NBA Team Ratings

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: LeBron James (28.4/7.6/7.2)
Rookie of the Year: Derrick Rose (16.8/3.9/6.3)

PPG Leader: Dwyane Wade (30.2)
RPG Leader: Dwight Howard (13.8)
APG Leader: Chris Paul (11.0)
WS Leader: LeBron James (20.3)

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 Cleveland Cavaliers E C 66 16 .805 8.93 113.29 103.20 10.09 8.68 113.18 103.37 9.80
2 Boston Celtics E A 62 20 .756 7.51 111.25 103.02 8.24 7.44 111.21 103.05 8.16
3 Los Angeles Lakers W P 65 17 .793 7.66 113.43 105.29 8.14 7.11 113.00 105.45 7.55
4 Orlando Magic E SE 59 23 .720 6.70 109.66 102.58 7.08 6.49 109.52 102.66 6.86
5 Portland Trail Blazers W NW 54 28 .659 5.34 114.74 108.68 6.06 5.00 114.62 108.94 5.67
6 Houston Rockets W SW 53 29 .646 4.00 109.22 104.67 4.55 3.73 108.94 104.69 4.25
7 San Antonio Spurs W SW 54 28 .659 3.76 109.18 105.01 4.17 3.36 108.79 105.05 3.74
8 Denver Nuggets W NW 54 28 .659 3.41 111.03 107.68 3.35 3.13 110.83 107.78 3.05
9 Utah Jazz W NW 48 34 .585 2.65 110.84 107.89 2.96 2.31 110.52 107.93 2.59
10 Atlanta Hawks E SE 47 35 .573 1.57 110.28 108.43 1.84 1.70 110.49 108.51 1.98
11 Dallas Mavericks W SW 50 32 .610 1.98 111.20 109.14 2.06 1.68 111.03 109.29 1.74
12 Phoenix Suns W P 46 36 .561 1.93 114.20 112.30 1.89 1.62 114.12 112.55 1.57
13 New Orleans Hornets W SW 49 33 .598 1.55 109.75 108.07 1.68 1.41 109.60 108.07 1.53
14 Miami Heat E SE 43 39 .524 0.26 108.34 108.28 0.06 0.49 108.56 108.24 0.32
15 Philadelphia 76ers E A 41 41 .500 0.07 108.79 108.79 0.00 0.16 108.89 108.79 0.10
16 Chicago Bulls E C 41 41 .500 -0.28 109.32 109.54 -0.22 -0.16 109.48 109.57 -0.09
17 Detroit Pistons E C 39 43 .476 -0.49 108.21 108.79 -0.58 -0.36 108.34 108.78 -0.44
18 Indiana Pacers E C 36 46 .439 -1.11 108.76 109.88 -1.12 -0.76 109.13 109.86 -0.73
19 Milwaukee Bucks E C 34 48 .415 -1.09 107.44 108.61 -1.18 -0.87 107.60 108.54 -0.94
20 Charlotte Bobcats E SE 35 47 .427 -1.27 105.42 107.01 -1.59 -1.19 105.43 106.93 -1.50
21 New York Knicks E A 32 50 .390 -2.61 108.70 111.41 -2.71 -2.33 109.03 111.44 -2.41
22 New Jersey Nets E A 34 48 .415 -2.44 109.14 111.85 -2.71 -2.31 109.33 111.89 -2.56
23 Toronto Raptors E A 33 49 .402 -2.82 107.72 110.69 -2.97 -2.53 107.99 110.66 -2.66
24 Golden State Warriors W P 29 53 .354 -3.74 109.94 113.76 -3.82 -3.80 109.98 113.86 -3.89
25 Minnesota Timberwolves W NW 24 58 .293 -4.91 106.75 112.18 -5.43 -4.74 106.78 112.00 -5.23
26 Memphis Grizzlies W SW 24 58 .293 -5.46 104.51 110.62 -6.12 -5.22 104.48 110.33 -5.84
27 Oklahoma City Thunder W NW 23 59 .280 -6.10 103.59 110.06 -6.47 -6.03 103.41 109.82 -6.41
28 Washington Wizards E SE 19 63 .232 -7.46 105.98 114.23 -8.26 -6.98 106.39 114.11 -7.73
29 Sacramento Kings W P 17 65 .207 -8.76 106.30 115.64 -9.34 -8.59 106.32 115.50 -9.18
30 Los Angeles Clippers W P 19 63 .232 -8.77 102.87 112.52 -9.65 -8.46 102.84 112.16 -9.31