NBA Rankings: Playoffs

Last Updated: 4/16/2018 8:52 AM ET

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 (4/12/2018) rosters and projected depth charts.

2017 NBA Team Rankings (4/12/2018)

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