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
SPURS         78 27 11085 10238  0.127 55.635    1  2.783    1  0.697    1  0.742    1 0.5690  3.846  0.773  0.711  0.000
THUNDER       69 31 10553 10052  0.136 53.739    2  2.518    2  0.568    3  0.379    2 0.5560  3.874  0.547  0.211  0.000
CLIPPERS      62 32 10151  9563  0.112 49.536    3  2.375    3  0.466    2  0.475    3 0.5456  3.913  0.836  0.115  0.000
TRAIL BLAZERS 59 34  9900  9642  0.107 49.629    4  2.256    4  0.406    8  0.191    4 0.5406  3.901  0.491 -0.109  0.000
ROCKETS       56 32  9501  9125  0.075 45.644    5  2.216    5  0.376    5  0.310    5 0.5384  3.918  0.697 -0.078  0.000
HEAT          67 35 10325  9900  0.014 50.596    6  2.202    6  0.370    6  0.244    6 0.5383  3.825  0.177  0.311  0.000
PACERS        66 35  9673  9331 -0.028 48.865    7  2.130    7  0.341   15  0.053    8 0.5324  3.715 -0.527  0.632  0.000
WARRIORS      54 34  9191  8818  0.084 45.816    8  2.109    8  0.325    4  0.320    7 0.5324  3.856  0.402  0.237  0.000
MAVERICKS     52 37  9305  9122  0.099 47.317    9  2.029    9  0.285    7  0.243   10 0.5278  3.886  0.469  0.017  0.000
GRIZZLIES     52 36  8461  8371  0.075 46.389   10  2.012   10  0.278   10  0.160    9 0.5284  3.716 -0.415  0.734  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
SUNS          48 34  8629  8413  0.033 41.638   11  1.919   11  0.217    9  0.180   11 0.5222  3.901  0.480 -0.120  0.000
RAPTORS       51 38  8978  8723 -0.060 42.099   12  1.724   12  0.109   12  0.096   12 0.5113  3.813 -0.030  0.222  0.000
BULLS         49 37  8061  7926 -0.057 41.095   13  1.708   13  0.105   13  0.091   13 0.5101  3.673 -0.680  0.862  0.000
NETS          49 45  9225  9323 -0.034 46.437   14  1.554   14  0.026   17 -0.041   15 0.5019  3.804 -0.211  0.129  0.000
WIZARDS       49 43  9173  9065 -0.050 44.344   15  1.553   15  0.020   14  0.072   14 0.5026  3.805 -0.090  0.234  0.000
TIMBERWOLVES  40 42  8768  8549  0.036 41.687   16  1.512   16 -0.010   11  0.117   16 0.4992  3.919  0.511 -0.277  0.000
BOBCATS       43 43  8310  8367 -0.060 41.559   17  1.425   17 -0.057   16 -0.034   17 0.4944  3.763 -0.393  0.324  0.000
NUGGETS       36 46  8559  8735  0.026 42.569   18  1.316   18 -0.115   20 -0.133   18 0.4884  3.929  0.310 -0.577  0.000
HAWKS         41 48  8929  8975 -0.033 43.871   19  1.301   19 -0.124   19 -0.076   19 0.4876  3.855  0.001 -0.154  0.000
KNICKS        37 45  8084  8149 -0.077 39.147   20  1.197   21 -0.178   18 -0.041   21 0.4809  3.809 -0.184  0.102  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
PELICANS      34 48  8177  8399  0.021 42.534   21  1.195   20 -0.178   21 -0.175   20 0.4824  3.832 -0.208 -0.141  0.000
CAVALIERS     33 49  8054  8324 -0.093 39.252   22  1.003   22 -0.298   23 -0.186   22 0.4687  3.821 -0.275 -0.097  0.000
KINGS         28 54  8241  8479  0.025 42.709   23  0.906   23 -0.355   22 -0.176   23 0.4650  3.849 -0.127 -0.225  0.000
LAKERS        27 55  8442  8958  0.012 43.083   24  0.854   24 -0.373   25 -0.372   24 0.4622  3.946  0.158 -0.902  0.000
PISTONS       29 53  8286  8586 -0.088 39.487   25  0.783   25 -0.414   24 -0.319   25 0.4577  3.895 -0.046 -0.592  0.000
JAZZ          25 57  7791  8379 -0.000 42.972   26  0.709   26 -0.452   28 -0.471   26 0.4559  3.786 -0.725 -0.217  0.000
CELTICS       25 57  7892  8258 -0.100 39.408   27  0.561   27 -0.550   26 -0.394   27 0.4451  3.808 -0.541 -0.247  0.000
MAGIC         23 59  7914  8360 -0.101 39.600   28  0.456   28 -0.607   27 -0.429   28 0.4399  3.802 -0.606 -0.253  0.000
76ERS         19 63  8155  9012 -0.112 40.053   29  0.239   29 -0.720   30 -0.711   29 0.4281  3.921 -0.311 -1.112  0.000
BUCKS         15 67  7829  8500 -0.101 40.004   30  0.000   30 -0.884   29 -0.551   30 0.4167  3.819 -0.647 -0.455  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 CLIPPERS 62 32 10151 9563 0.112 49.536 3 2.375 3 0.466 2 0.475 3 0.5456 3.913 0.836 0.115 0.000 WARRIORS 54 34 9191 8818 0.084 45.816 8 2.109 8 0.325 4 0.320 7 0.5324 3.856 0.402 0.237 0.000 SUNS 48 34 8629 8413 0.033 41.638 11 1.919 11 0.217 9 0.180 11 0.5222 3.901 0.480 -0.120 0.000 KINGS 28 54 8241 8479 0.025 42.709 23 0.906 23 -0.355 22 -0.176 23 0.4650 3.849 -0.127 -0.225 0.000 LAKERS 27 55 8442 8958 0.012 43.083 24 0.854 24 -0.373 25 -0.372 24 0.4622 3.946 0.158 -0.902 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 THUNDER 69 31 10553 10052 0.136 53.739 2 2.518 2 0.568 3 0.379 2 0.5560 3.874 0.547 0.211 0.000 TRAIL BLAZERS 59 34 9900 9642 0.107 49.629 4 2.256 4 0.406 8 0.191 4 0.5406 3.901 0.491 -0.109 0.000 TIMBERWOLVES 40 42 8768 8549 0.036 41.687 16 1.512 16 -0.010 11 0.117 16 0.4992 3.919 0.511 -0.277 0.000 NUGGETS 36 46 8559 8735 0.026 42.569 18 1.316 18 -0.115 20 -0.133 18 0.4884 3.929 0.310 -0.577 0.000 JAZZ 25 57 7791 8379 -0.000 42.972 26 0.709 26 -0.452 28 -0.471 26 0.4559 3.786 -0.725 -0.217 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 SPURS 78 27 11085 10238 0.127 55.635 1 2.783 1 0.697 1 0.742 1 0.5690 3.846 0.773 0.711 0.000 ROCKETS 56 32 9501 9125 0.075 45.644 5 2.216 5 0.376 5 0.310 5 0.5384 3.918 0.697 -0.078 0.000 MAVERICKS 52 37 9305 9122 0.099 47.317 9 2.029 9 0.285 7 0.243 10 0.5278 3.886 0.469 0.017 0.000 GRIZZLIES 52 36 8461 8371 0.075 46.389 10 2.012 10 0.278 10 0.160 9 0.5284 3.716 -0.415 0.734 0.000 PELICANS 34 48 8177 8399 0.021 42.534 21 1.195 20 -0.178 21 -0.175 20 0.4824 3.832 -0.208 -0.141 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 PACERS 66 35 9673 9331 -0.028 48.865 7 2.130 7 0.341 15 0.053 8 0.5324 3.715 -0.527 0.632 0.000 BULLS 49 37 8061 7926 -0.057 41.095 13 1.708 13 0.105 13 0.091 13 0.5101 3.673 -0.680 0.862 0.000 CAVALIERS 33 49 8054 8324 -0.093 39.252 22 1.003 22 -0.298 23 -0.186 22 0.4687 3.821 -0.275 -0.097 0.000 PISTONS 29 53 8286 8586 -0.088 39.487 25 0.783 25 -0.414 24 -0.319 25 0.4577 3.895 -0.046 -0.592 0.000 BUCKS 15 67 7829 8500 -0.101 40.004 30 0.000 30 -0.884 29 -0.551 30 0.4167 3.819 -0.647 -0.455 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 HEAT 67 35 10325 9900 0.014 50.596 6 2.202 6 0.370 6 0.244 6 0.5383 3.825 0.177 0.311 0.000 WIZARDS 49 43 9173 9065 -0.050 44.344 15 1.553 15 0.020 14 0.072 14 0.5026 3.805 -0.090 0.234 0.000 BOBCATS 43 43 8310 8367 -0.060 41.559 17 1.425 17 -0.057 16 -0.034 17 0.4944 3.763 -0.393 0.324 0.000 HAWKS 41 48 8929 8975 -0.033 43.871 19 1.301 19 -0.124 19 -0.076 19 0.4876 3.855 0.001 -0.154 0.000 MAGIC 23 59 7914 8360 -0.101 39.600 28 0.456 28 -0.607 27 -0.429 28 0.4399 3.802 -0.606 -0.253 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 RAPTORS 51 38 8978 8723 -0.060 42.099 12 1.724 12 0.109 12 0.096 12 0.5113 3.813 -0.030 0.222 0.000 NETS 49 45 9225 9323 -0.034 46.437 14 1.554 14 0.026 17 -0.041 15 0.5019 3.804 -0.211 0.129 0.000 KNICKS 37 45 8084 8149 -0.077 39.147 20 1.197 21 -0.178 18 -0.041 21 0.4809 3.809 -0.184 0.102 0.000 CELTICS 25 57 7892 8258 -0.100 39.408 27 0.561 27 -0.550 26 -0.394 27 0.4451 3.808 -0.541 -0.247 0.000 76ERS 19 63 8155 9012 -0.112 40.053 29 0.239 29 -0.720 30 -0.711 29 0.4281 3.921 -0.311 -1.112 0.000


DIVISION             W   L   PCT  RNK RATING
SOUTHWEST DIVISION 272 180 0.602    1  0.267
PACIFIC DIVISION   219 209 0.512    2  0.113
NORTHWEST DIVISION 229 210 0.522    3  0.076
SOUTHEAST DIVISION 223 228 0.494    4 -0.068
CENTRAL DIVISION   192 241 0.443    5 -0.227
ATLANTIC DIVISION  181 248 0.422    6 -0.280

Home field advantage amounts to:
     0.219 points in main ratings (0.186 for semineutral)
     0.021 points in improved RPI (0.019 for semineutral)
Average of 2.15 points per score
Predict score:
Team Strength vs. Time Plot:
posted: Mon Jun 16 05:30:12 2014
games through: Sun Jun 15 2014

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