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NBA Net Rating (Week 9): Jazz Overtake Warriors For No. 1

Dec 20, 2021 4:26 PM

The Utah Jazz have steadily gained ground on the Golden State Warriors and now rank first in the NBA in net rating with a mark of +10.6 points per 100 possessions.

NBA Net Rating (Week 9)
1. Utah Jazz: 10.6
2. Golden State Warriors: 10.4
3. Phoenix Suns: 7.3
4. Cleveland Cavaliers: 6.0
5. Brooklyn Nets: 3.4
6. Miami Heat: 3.1
7. Milwaukee Bucks: 2.8
8. Chicago Bulls: 2.7
9. Memphis Grizzlies: 2.4
10. Atlanta Hawks: 1.6
11. Indiana Pacers: 1.5
12. Toronto Raptors: 1.2
13. Boston Celtics: 1.2
14. Los Angeles Clippers: 1.1
15. Denver Nuggets: 0.3
16. Minnesota Timberwolves: 0.2
17. Dallas Mavericks: -0.4
18. Los Angeles Lakers: -0.8
19. San Antonio Spurs: -0.8
20. Philadelphia 76ers: -1.1
21. New York Knicks: -1.6
22. Charlotte Hornets: -1.9
23. Portland Trail Blazers: -2.6
24. Washington Wizards: -2.6
25. Sacramento Kings: -3.1
26. New Orleans Pelicans: -5.7
27. Houston Rockets: -6.4
28. Detroit Pistons: -9.1
29. Oklahoma City Thunder: -9.2
30. Orlando Magic: -10.1

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NBA PER (Week 9): Nikola Jokic Increases Mark To 34.0

Dec 20, 2021 4:22 PM

Nikola Jokic's historically remarkable PER increased from Week 8 to Week 9, climbing from 33.6 to 34.0. Jokic has a True Shooting Percentage of .664 to go with his averages of 26.3 points, 13.5 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game.

NBA PER (Week 9)
1. Nikola Jokic: 34.0
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo
3. Jimmy Butler: 26.9
4. Joel Embiid: 26.4
5. Kevin Durant: 25.9
6. Trae Young: 25.7
7. Rudy Gobert: 25.4
8. Ja Morant: 24.7
9. Montrezl Harrell: 24.7
10. Jarrett Allen: 24.2
11. DeMar DeRozan: 23.9
12. Karl-Anthony Towns: 23.6
13. Stephen Curry: 23.5
14. Anthon Davis: 23.4
15. LeBron James: 23.1
16. Donovan Mitchell: 23.0
17. Domantas Sabonis: 22.8
18. Richaun Holmes: 22.8
19. Jonas Valanciunas: 22.8
20. Kristaps Porzingis: 22.6
21. Luka Doncic: 22.1
22. Frank Kaminsky: 21.9
23. Zach LaVine: 21.6
24. Deandre Ayton: 21.5
25. Clint Capela: 21.5

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NBA PER (Week 8): Stephen Curry Continues Slide To No. 11

Dec 13, 2021 8:25 AM

While Stephen Curry is the early frontrunner for MVP, his PER for the season continues to drop in recent weeks, dropping to No. 11. Team record and narratives are large components of the MVP calculus, but the MVP typically has at least a top-5 PER at the end of the season. 

NBA PER (Week 8)
1. Nikola Jokic: 33.6
2. Giannis Antetokounmpo: 30.9
3. Jimmy Butler: 26.9
4. Joel Embiid: 26.3
5. Kevin Durant: 25.9
6. Montrezl Harrell: 25.4
7. Rudy Gobert: 25.2
8. Trae Young: 24.9
9. Ja Morant: 24.7
10. Anthony Davis: 24.7
11. Stephen Curry: 24.5
12. Jarrett Allen: 24.2
13. LeBron James: 24.0
14. DeMar DeRozan: 23.5
15. Richaun Holmes: 22.8
16. Karl-Anthony Towns: 22.8
17. Jonas Valanciunas: 22.7
18. Domantas Sabonis: 22.6
19. Jusuf Nurkic: 22.6
20. Donovan Mitchell: 22.5
21. Kristaps Porzingis: 22.5
22. Daniel Gafford: 22.1
23. Luka Doncic: 22.1
24. Frank Kaminsky: 21.0
25. Zach LaVine: 21.6

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