We look back to decipher lessons learned from all 30 teams, including the Warriors, Spurs and Cavaliers.
So, uh, here we are. How does it feel? Weird, right? There are three days left in what’s been an altogether-stimulating 82-game season. There are records still to break, legends still to depart, some seeding to sort out, and before long, four rounds of playoff basketball. With all that still to come, rather than mince words and jump to conclusions up here, we’ll run through—in layman’s terms—what we learned about all 30 teams this season.
To quote Sam Hinkie, quoting Tesla’s Elon Musk: Musk describes his everyday stance as, “You should take the approach that you’re wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong.”
After months of trying to be increasingly less wrong, here are SI.com’s final regular season Power Rankings. Thanks for reading.