Explanation: Each team is listed with its record, overall score differential, and its ratings. Brief explanations of the ratings follow.
In order to increase early-season stability, the three main rankings, the improved RPI, and the college pseudopoll include priors based on the previous season final predictive ratings and occasionally incorporating preseason predictions of various major publications. The other rankings for college sports do not include priors, and thus can be wildly unstable early in the year. A team whose rankings are affected by this prior is noted with a P following its rankings.

Full Ranking

                                                STANDARD   MED LIKELY  PREDICTIVE  IMPRVD RPI
TEAM           W  L    PF    PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
LA LAKERS     73 32 10664 10189  0.098 55.324    1  2.452    1  0.553    3  0.377    1 0.5541  3.805  0.236  0.518  0.000
ORLANDO       69 27  9778  9043  0.043 47.943    2  2.446    2  0.544    1  0.594    2 0.5531  3.812  0.486  0.701  0.000
CLEVELAND     67 26  9475  8926  0.014 45.710    3  2.418    3  0.532    4  0.306    3 0.5518  3.825  0.260  0.352  0.000
PHOENIX       64 34 10753 10277  0.058 50.084    4  2.211    4  0.404    2  0.421    4 0.5408  3.981  1.154 -0.313  0.000
DALLAS        57 31  8921  8701  0.021 44.344    5  2.097    5  0.352   10  0.170    5 0.5358  3.823  0.116  0.224  0.000
BOSTON        65 41 10389 10022  0.088 55.589    6  2.054    6  0.331    6  0.294    6 0.5340  3.770 -0.010  0.599  0.000
UTAH          57 35  9618  9202  0.058 47.082    7  2.024    8  0.311    5  0.303    7 0.5331  3.871  0.484  0.122  0.000
DENVER        55 33  9385  9057  0.042 44.747    8  2.019    7  0.314    9  0.208    8 0.5321  3.917  0.614 -0.198  0.000
ATLANTA       57 36  9322  9015  0.025 46.778    9  1.956    9  0.278   11  0.133    9 0.5274  3.812  0.030  0.237  0.000
OKLAHOMA CITY 52 36  8885  8609  0.040 44.803   10  1.892   10  0.237    8  0.223   10 0.5250  3.813  0.120  0.326  0.000
TEAM           W  L    PF    PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
SAN ANTONIO   54 38  9273  8890  0.047 46.801   11  1.891   11  0.232    7  0.282   11 0.5250  3.795  0.098  0.466  0.000
PORTLAND      52 36  8603  8394  0.021 44.321   12  1.867   12  0.221   12  0.127   12 0.5228  3.737 -0.330  0.583  0.000
MIAMI         48 39  8352  8206 -0.006 43.156   13  1.655   13  0.105   13  0.104   13 0.5103  3.735 -0.359  0.568  0.000
MILWAUKEE     49 40  8639  8526 -0.010 44.106   14  1.643   14  0.100   14  0.094   14 0.5100  3.753 -0.288  0.475  0.000
HOUSTON       42 40  8395  8425  0.007 41.532   15  1.523   15  0.033   16 -0.065   15 0.5039  3.867  0.093 -0.222  0.000
CHARLOTTE     44 42  8153  8074  0.002 43.105   16  1.508   16  0.022   15  0.049   16 0.5014  3.716 -0.502  0.600  0.000
MEMPHIS       40 42  8404  8528 -0.021 40.994   17  1.403   17 -0.040   18 -0.129   17 0.4959  3.877  0.078 -0.337  0.000
CHICAGO       42 45  8478  8658 -0.006 44.090   18  1.402   18 -0.040   17 -0.096   18 0.4958  3.799 -0.263  0.070  0.000
TORONTO       40 42  8534  8680 -0.039 40.491   19  1.370   19 -0.058   20 -0.161   19 0.4931  3.938  0.351 -0.672  0.000
NEW ORLEANS   37 45  8220  8422 -0.023 41.164   20  1.244   20 -0.126   21 -0.178   20 0.4873  3.846 -0.120 -0.236  0.000
TEAM           W  L    PF    PA  SCHED  ELOSS  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  RNK RATING  P-SCR  P-OFF  P-DEF  H-SCR
INDIANA       32 50  8263  8510 -0.054 40.384   21  0.973   21 -0.297   19 -0.138   21 0.4692  3.893  0.149 -0.426  0.000
LA CLIPPERS   29 53  7849  8370 -0.040 41.531   22  0.852   22 -0.362   28 -0.465   22 0.4636  3.807 -0.593 -0.337  0.000
NEW YORK      29 53  8361  8666 -0.067 40.097   23  0.801   23 -0.394   24 -0.299   23 0.4592  3.906  0.055 -0.653  0.000
PHILADELPHIA  27 55  7994  8322 -0.052 40.623   24  0.730   24 -0.432   23 -0.297   26 0.4549  3.828 -0.325 -0.269  0.000
DETROIT       27 55  7709  8128 -0.054 40.802   25  0.718   25 -0.436   27 -0.370   25 0.4554  3.766 -0.693 -0.047  0.000
GOLDEN STATE  26 56  8922  9217 -0.019 41.468   26  0.703   26 -0.448   22 -0.209   24 0.4561  4.035  0.809 -1.226  0.000
WASHINGTON    26 56  7894  8282 -0.055 40.798   27  0.686   27 -0.456   26 -0.348   28 0.4520  3.809 -0.469 -0.227  0.000
SACRAMENTO    25 57  8200  8558 -0.028 41.472   28  0.649   28 -0.480   25 -0.317   27 0.4525  3.859 -0.197 -0.437  0.000
MINNESOTA     15 67  8051  8838 -0.046 41.943   29  0.217   29 -0.802   30 -0.576   29 0.4235  3.884 -0.334 -0.819  0.000
NEW JERSEY    12 70  7574  8323 -0.071 41.105   30  0.000   30 -0.936   29 -0.525   30 0.4109  3.775 -0.803 -0.246  0.000

PACIFIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR LA LAKERS 73 32 10664 10189 0.098 55.324 1 2.452 1 0.553 3 0.377 1 0.5541 3.805 0.236 0.518 0.000 PHOENIX 64 34 10753 10277 0.058 50.084 4 2.211 4 0.404 2 0.421 4 0.5408 3.981 1.154 -0.313 0.000 LA CLIPPERS 29 53 7849 8370 -0.040 41.531 22 0.852 22 -0.362 28 -0.465 22 0.4636 3.807 -0.593 -0.337 0.000 GOLDEN STATE 26 56 8922 9217 -0.019 41.468 26 0.703 26 -0.448 22 -0.209 24 0.4561 4.035 0.809 -1.226 0.000 SACRAMENTO 25 57 8200 8558 -0.028 41.472 28 0.649 28 -0.480 25 -0.317 27 0.4525 3.859 -0.197 -0.437 0.000

NORTHWEST DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR UTAH 57 35 9618 9202 0.058 47.082 7 2.024 8 0.311 5 0.303 7 0.5331 3.871 0.484 0.122 0.000 DENVER 55 33 9385 9057 0.042 44.747 8 2.019 7 0.314 9 0.208 8 0.5321 3.917 0.614 -0.198 0.000 OKLAHOMA CITY 52 36 8885 8609 0.040 44.803 10 1.892 10 0.237 8 0.223 10 0.5250 3.813 0.120 0.326 0.000 PORTLAND 52 36 8603 8394 0.021 44.321 12 1.867 12 0.221 12 0.127 12 0.5228 3.737 -0.330 0.583 0.000 MINNESOTA 15 67 8051 8838 -0.046 41.943 29 0.217 29 -0.802 30 -0.576 29 0.4235 3.884 -0.334 -0.819 0.000

SOUTHWEST DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR DALLAS 57 31 8921 8701 0.021 44.344 5 2.097 5 0.352 10 0.170 5 0.5358 3.823 0.116 0.224 0.000 SAN ANTONIO 54 38 9273 8890 0.047 46.801 11 1.891 11 0.232 7 0.282 11 0.5250 3.795 0.098 0.466 0.000 HOUSTON 42 40 8395 8425 0.007 41.532 15 1.523 15 0.033 16 -0.065 15 0.5039 3.867 0.093 -0.222 0.000 MEMPHIS 40 42 8404 8528 -0.021 40.994 17 1.403 17 -0.040 18 -0.129 17 0.4959 3.877 0.078 -0.337 0.000 NEW ORLEANS 37 45 8220 8422 -0.023 41.164 20 1.244 20 -0.126 21 -0.178 20 0.4873 3.846 -0.120 -0.236 0.000

CENTRAL DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR CLEVELAND 67 26 9475 8926 0.014 45.710 3 2.418 3 0.532 4 0.306 3 0.5518 3.825 0.260 0.352 0.000 MILWAUKEE 49 40 8639 8526 -0.010 44.106 14 1.643 14 0.100 14 0.094 14 0.5100 3.753 -0.288 0.475 0.000 CHICAGO 42 45 8478 8658 -0.006 44.090 18 1.402 18 -0.040 17 -0.096 18 0.4958 3.799 -0.263 0.070 0.000 INDIANA 32 50 8263 8510 -0.054 40.384 21 0.973 21 -0.297 19 -0.138 21 0.4692 3.893 0.149 -0.426 0.000 DETROIT 27 55 7709 8128 -0.054 40.802 25 0.718 25 -0.436 27 -0.370 25 0.4554 3.766 -0.693 -0.047 0.000

SOUTHEAST DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR ORLANDO 69 27 9778 9043 0.043 47.943 2 2.446 2 0.544 1 0.594 2 0.5531 3.812 0.486 0.701 0.000 ATLANTA 57 36 9322 9015 0.025 46.778 9 1.956 9 0.278 11 0.133 9 0.5274 3.812 0.030 0.237 0.000 MIAMI 48 39 8352 8206 -0.006 43.156 13 1.655 13 0.105 13 0.104 13 0.5103 3.735 -0.359 0.568 0.000 CHARLOTTE 44 42 8153 8074 0.002 43.105 16 1.508 16 0.022 15 0.049 16 0.5014 3.716 -0.502 0.600 0.000 WASHINGTON 26 56 7894 8282 -0.055 40.798 27 0.686 27 -0.456 26 -0.348 28 0.4520 3.809 -0.469 -0.227 0.000

ATLANTIC DIVISION
STANDARD MED LIKELY PREDICTIVE IMPRVD RPI TEAM W L PF PA SCHED ELOSS RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING RNK RATING P-SCR P-OFF P-DEF H-SCR BOSTON 65 41 10389 10022 0.088 55.589 6 2.054 6 0.331 6 0.294 6 0.5340 3.770 -0.010 0.599 0.000 TORONTO 40 42 8534 8680 -0.039 40.491 19 1.370 19 -0.058 20 -0.161 19 0.4931 3.938 0.351 -0.672 0.000 NEW YORK 29 53 8361 8666 -0.067 40.097 23 0.801 23 -0.394 24 -0.299 23 0.4592 3.906 0.055 -0.653 0.000 PHILADELPHIA 27 55 7994 8322 -0.052 40.623 24 0.730 24 -0.432 23 -0.297 26 0.4549 3.828 -0.325 -0.269 0.000 NEW JERSEY 12 70 7574 8323 -0.071 41.105 30 0.000 30 -0.936 29 -0.525 30 0.4109 3.775 -0.803 -0.246 0.000


DIVISION             W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
SOUTHEAST DIVISION 244 200 0.550    1  0.133
NORTHWEST DIVISION 231 207 0.527    2  0.101
SOUTHWEST DIVISION 230 196 0.540    3  0.038
PACIFIC DIVISION   217 232 0.483    4 -0.067
CENTRAL DIVISION   217 216 0.501    5 -0.072
ATLANTIC DIVISION  173 261 0.399    6 -0.260

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.234 points in main ratings (0.186 for semineutral)
     0.025 points in improved RPI (0.019 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Sat Jul 10 10:29:43 2010
games through: Thu Jun 17 2010

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