APM Rankings (3/4)

March 4, 2013

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.

 

APM Rankings

1. Oklahoma City Thunder (9.95)

2. San Antonio Spurs (9.16)

3. Miami Heat (7.16)

4. Los Angeles Clippers (6.24)

5. Indiana Pacers (4.94)

6. Denver Nuggets (4.71)

7. Houston Rockets (4.25)

8. Memphis Grizzlies (3.26)

9. New York Knicks (2.04)

10. Los Angeles Lakers (1.24)

11. Chicago Bulls (0.82)

12. Boston Celtics (0.27)

13. Golden State Warriors (0.18)

14. Atlanta Hawks (0.03)

15. Brooklyn Nets (-0.04)

16. Utah Jazz (-0.35)

17. Milwaukee Bucks (-1.14)

18. Dallas Mavericks (-1.40)

19. Toronto Raptors (-1.63)

20. Washington Wizards (-2.30)

21. Detroit Pistons (-2.62)

22. New Orleans Hornets (-2.72)

23. Minnesota Timberwolves (-3.10)

24. Cleveland Cavaliers (-3.15)

25. Portland Trailblazers (-3.17)

26. Phoenix Suns (-4.03)

27. Philadelphia 76ers (-4.30)

28. Sacramento Kings (-5.83)

29. Orlando Magic (-6.74)

30. Charlotte Bobcats (-10.35)