APM Rankings (1/28)

January 28, 2012

By Jonathan Gordon

 

Adjusted Power Margin (APM) considers how NBA teams perform against their strength of schedules and is the best reflector of overall performance. Teams are rewarded for playing well against stronger teams and punished for playing poorly against weaker teams.

 

1. San Antonio Spurs (9.03)

2. Oklahoma City Thunder (8.79)

3. Los Angeles Clippers (7.25)

4. Miami Heat (5.09)

5. Denver Nuggets (4.51)

6. Memphis Grizzlies (3.43)

7. Houston Rockets (2.55)

8. Golden State Warriors (2.43)

9. New York Knicks (2.27)

10. Los Angeles Lakers (1.86)

11. Indiana Pacers (1.67)

12. Chicago Bulls (1.35)

13. Brooklyn Nets (0.81)

14. Detroit Pistons (0.03)

15. Utah Jazz (-0.26)

16. Atlanta Hawks (-0.31)

17. Milwaukee Bucks (-1.05)

18. Boston Celtics (-1.20)

19. Dallas Mavericks (-2.22)

20. Portland Trailblazers (-2.32)

21. Toronto Raptors (-2.40)

22. New Orleans Hornets (-2.51)

23. Minnesota Timberwolves (-2.88)

24. Phoenix Suns (-3.16)

25. Washington Wizards (-3.83)

26. Philadelphia 76ers (-4.22)

27. Orlando Magic (-4.24)

28. Cleveland Cavaliers (-5.08)

29. Sacramento Kings (-6.29)

30. Charlotte Bobcats (-8.38)