NBA Rankings (12/16/2012)

Not only does the Predictalator run every upcoming game 50,000 times, it plays every team against every other team to come up with the ultimate Power Rankings. The Predictalator is successful because it best accounts for actual matchups and team's abilities to exploit opponent's weaknesses, so the Power Rankings are not necessarily the best way to know who would win between two teams. They are, however, the best possible way to measure which teams have put together the most impressive seasons. The best team may not be favored against the second-best team, but it would be favored more significantly against the rest of the teams in the sport.

To build the NBA Power Rankings below, we "played" every team against every other team 50,000 times each and ranked by overall winning percentage of those games. These Power Rankings are as of (12/16/2012) rosters and projected depth charts.

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2012 NBA Team Rankings (12/16/2012)

Rank Team
1 Los Angeles Clippers
2 San Antonio Spurs
3 Memphis Grizzlies
4 Miami Heat
5 New York Knicks
6 Oklahoma City Thunder
7 Brooklyn Nets
8 Chicago Bulls
9 Minnesota Timberwolves
10 Golden State Warriors
11 Atlanta Hawks
12 Houston Rockets
13 Denver Nuggets
14 Indiana Pacers
15 Utah Jazz
16 Los Angeles Lakers
17 Milwaukee Bucks
18 Boston Celtics
19 Philadelphia 76ers
20 Dallas Mavericks
21 Portland Trail Blazers
22 Cleveland Cavaliers
23 Detroit Pistons
24 Orlando Magic
25 Phoenix Suns
26 Sacramento Kings
27 Toronto Raptors
28 New Orleans Hornets
29 Washington Wizards
30 Charlotte Bobcats




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