FiveThirtyEight’s Weekly NBA Power Ratings And Playoff Odds

Here’s another reason to keep up with FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver built a fantastic website.

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These power ratings predict how well each team will perform over the upcoming week of games; we’ll also list each team’s projected end-of-season win total and its odds of making the playoffs.

They represent each team’s projected per-100 possession performance — schedule-adjusted and relative to league average — for the upcoming week, taking into account the quality of players currently on each roster, as well as injuries and expected minute allocations.