FINAL 1997-98 NBA RATINGS

KEY: HCV-Home Court Value. R-Final 1997-98 Rating. HOME-Pointspread record at home. AWAY-Pointspread record on road. FAV-Record as a favorite. DOG-Record as an underdog. PF-Average points For. PA-Average points Against. Average scores do not contain points scored during overtime periods. ALL TEAMS MEASURED FROM A TOP RATING OF ZERO. Team with an R of 4 would be a 7-point favorite over team with an 11 R on a neutral floor. Give allotted points for HCV to home team. Teams with a bold + or - have had their rating moved 2 or more points for the better (+) or worse (-), since last week. Give two extra points to a rested host facing an unrested visitor. Give one extra point to a rested visitor facing an unrested host. Records and average points are through the end of the regular season. Ratings are through NBA Finals (June 14, 1998).

HCV/TEAM          R
4  Atlanta        9
5  Boston         15
3  Charlotte      10
3  Chicago        1
3  Cleveland      9
3  Dallas         15
2  Denver         19
2  Detroit        11
2  Golden State   18
2  Houston        11
4  Indiana        6
2  L.A. Clippers  20
3  L.A. Lakers    4
3  Miami          9
2  Milwaukee      13
4  Minnesota      10
4  New Jersey     13
4  New York       10
3  Orlando        11
3  Philadelphia   12
3  Phoenix        8
3  Portland       8
3  Sacramento     20
3  San Antonio    5
3  Seattle        5
3  Toronto        20
3  Utah           4
3  Vancouver      19
3  Washington     11
                                                   HOME     AWAY
TEAM              HOME    AWAY    FAV     DOG      PF-PA    PF-PA
Atlanta           20-19   21-15   30-25   10-9     95-90    94-93
Boston            25-16   19-22   12-7    31-31    97-96    94-101
Charlotte         21-15   20-20   26-19   15-15    97-90    95-98
Chicago           21-19   19-21   38-35   2-3      99-88    93-90
Cleveland         20-18   23-16   26-21   16-11    94-90    90-88
Dallas            19-19   22-19   7-8     35-30    91-95    89-98
Denver            16-25   17-22   2-2     31-45    90-99    88-102
Detroit           15-25   23-15   17-26   21-14    95-91    91-92
Golden St.        19-21   17-23   2-3     34-40    88-95    87-99
Houston           15-23   16-18   19-28   12-14    100-98   97-100
Indiana           20-19   20-19   30-27   9-11     96-86    95-93
L.A. Clippers     18-21   20-19   6-6     31-34    95-100   96-106
L.A. Lakers       22-19   19-20   35-33   6-6      108-97   102-97
Miami             20-21   17-24   30-32   6-13     98-90    91-89
Milwaukee         14-23   20-18   12-14   21-25    93-93    93-97
Minnesota         22-17   21-19   23-17   20-19    99-96    100-102
New Jersey        19-17   24-15   25-13   18-18    100-97   97-98
New York          20-17   17-22   21-24   15-15    94-88    88-89
Orlando           17-14   19-15   18-10   18-18    92-90    87-91
Philadelphia      22-18   21-17   12-8    30-26    94-93    92-97
Phoenix           20-20   23-16   28-24   14-12    99-93    97-94
Portland          15-25   22-19   19-30   18-13    96-90    92-94
Sacramento        20-21   15-24   8-13    26-32    95-94    91-103
San Antonio       19-20   21-17   30-24   10-13    94-86    90-90
Seattle           21-19   20-19   36-34   5-4      102-91   98-95
Toronto           17-21   18-22   4-5     31-38    93-101   94-105
Utah              20-18   20-18   30-30   10-6     102-93   98-95
Vancouver         17-21   20-20   5-6     31-34    98-103   93-103
Washington        20-21   18-20   16-23   21-18    99-96    94-9 

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