Updated Friday May. 14

2021 NBA Team Win Projections

NBA team win projections tracked from the preseason to current day.

TEAM GURU
RANK
PRESEASON
PROJECTION
CURRENT
PROJECTION
CHANGE
1
JazzUTAH50-20
1st 41.3 52.0
+ 10.7
2
SunsPHX49-21
6th 38.9 50.7
+ 11.8
3
76ersPHI47-23
3rd 43.4 49.1
+ 5.7
4
ClippersLAC47-23
2nd 45.7 48.8
+ 3.1
5
NetsBKN46-24
4th 44.1 48.0
+ 3.9
6
NuggetsDEN46-24
8th 43.1 47.3
+ 4.2
7
BucksMIL45-25
5th 49.0 46.4
- 2.6
8
MavericksDAL41-29
9th 42.4 42.5
+ 0.1
9
Trail BlazersPOR41-30
10th 38.8 42.2
+ 3.4
10
LakersLAL40-30
7th 49.7 41.1
- 8.6
11
HawksATL40-31
12th 35.2 41.0
+ 5.8
12
KnicksNY39-31
16th 23.0 40.3
+ 17.3
13
HeatMIA39-31
11th 41.3 40.1
- 1.2
14
GrizzliesMEM37-33
15th 33.0 39.0
+ 6
15
WarriorsGS37-33
13th 36.5 38.4
+ 1.9
16
CelticsBOS35-35
14th 44.1 36.5
- 7.6
17
SpursSA33-37
20th 31.9 34.5
+ 2.6
18
PacersIND33-37
19th 37.7 34.4
- 3.3
19
HornetsCHA33-37
24th 25.1 34.1
+ 9
20
WizardsWSH32-38
21st 28.5 33.9
+ 5.4
21
PelicansNO46-24
18th 36.3 32.2
- 4.1
22
KingsSAC31-39
23rd 31.3 31.9
+ 0.6
23
BullsCHI30-40
22nd 25.9 31.1
+ 5.2
24
RaptorsTOR27-43
17th 42.7 28.3
- 14.4
25
TimberwolvesMIN22-48
25th 30.7 23.0
- 7.7
26
CavaliersCLE22-48
28th 21.0 22.4
+ 1.4
27
ThunderOKC21-49
30th 26.8 21.3
- 5.5
28
MagicORL21-49
29th 32.7 21.2
- 11.5
29
PistonsDET20-50
26th 22.3 20.7
- 1.6
30
RocketsHOU16-54
27th 37.9 16.5
- 21.4

How We Calculate: Our NBA win projections are calculated by averaging predictions from FiveThirtyEight, numberFire, Team Rankings and ESPN. The table above shows the preseason and current win projections for each team. The change in these two predictions is also shown.