Original title: NBA official strength ranking update: Green Army beats Nuggets to lead Warriors 4th, Lakers 10th, Rockets 26th
On November 7, Beijing time, the NBA official website announced the latest strength list. The Celtics surpassed the Nuggets and rose to the top of the list. The 76ers rose to third place, while the Warriors were still in fourth place. The Lakers are 10th, the Clippers are 11th, the Suns are 12th, the Rockets have risen to 26th, and the Grizzlies are at the bottom. The following are the specific rankings (in parentheses are comparisons to last week’s ranking improvement and decline) –
No. 1-5:Celtics (+1), Nuggets (-1), 76ers (+3), Warriors (unchanged), Hawks (+12);
No. 6-10:Mavericks (+5), Timberwolves (+9), Bucks (-3), Pelicans (unchanged), Lakers (-2);
No. 11-15:Clippers (-1), Suns (-9), Cavaliers (unchanged), Kings (-7), Thunder (-3);
Chapter 16-20:Knicks (-1), Magic (+2), Raptors (+2), Pacers (-5), Nets (+2);
Chapter 21-25:Heat (-3), Spurs (+6), Bulls (unchanged), Jazz (unchanged), Trail Blazers (+5);
Chapter 26-30:Rockets (+3), Pistons (-6), Hornets (-1), Wizards (-4), Grizzlies (-4).
The one with the highest cumulative plus-minus last week was Tatum of the Celtics, with a cumulative +81 in 3 games; the one with the lowest cumulative plus-minus last week was Poole of the Wizards, with a cumulative -72 in 3 games.
Compared with the previous strength ranking, the three teams that have risen the most are the Hawks (up 12 places), Timberwolves (up 9 places) and Spurs (up 6 places); the three teams that have dropped the most are the Suns ( Down 9 spots), Kings (down 7 spots) and Pistons (down 6 spots).
The Celtics are currently the only undefeated team in the league, with an offensive efficiency of 124.7, ranking first in the league, and winning 18.1 points per 100 possessions, ranking first in the league. The chemistry between the Big Four is quite good.
The 76ers rank third in the strength list, fifth in offensive efficiency, and fourth in defensive efficiency. They and the Clippers are currently the only two teams with top five offensive and defensive efficiency, and a trade has also occurred between them. Harden From the 76ers to the Clippers. The 76ers started the season with a lot of firepower, with four players averaging 20+ points per game.
The Warriors ranked 9th in offensive efficiency and 12th in defensive efficiency. In the battle against the Cavaliers, their inside line was obviously not as good as their opponents. According to official website data, the Warriors’ number of passes this year has dropped significantly. Last season, they passed 381 passes every 24 minutes, while this season they passed 352 times.
The Lakers rank 21st in offensive efficiency and 20th in defensive efficiency. A big problem for them right now is first quarter efficiency. The Lakers lost 39.2 points per 100 possessions to their opponents in the first quarter, the worst among the 30 teams in the league. However, when Big Eyebrow, James and Wood were on the court together, they beat their opponents by 56.3 points per 100 possessions.
The Clippers ranked 4th in offensive efficiency and 5th in defensive efficiency. They won 3 games by a total of 68 points and lost 2 games by only 7 points. The overall condition was good, but the team still wanted to go further, so they exchanged Harden. Data shows that when George and Kawhi are on the same court, the Clippers beat their opponents by 31.8 points per 100 possessions.
The Suns ranked 13th in offensive efficiency and 10th in defensive efficiency. Without Beal and Booker, the Suns could only rely on Durant to support themselves. Booker and Bill are expected to return in the next 7-10 days, and the Suns’ strength is expected to be significantly improved by then.
The Rockets ranked 22nd in offensive efficiency and 18th in defensive efficiency. After three consecutive losses at the beginning of the season, the Rockets won two consecutive games. They were almost overturned by the Hornets and Kings, but they still persisted until the end. The Rockets’ starting five all averaged more than 14 points per game.Return to Sohu to see more