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Scouting Reports How We Rank 'Em

Oct. 30, 2000
Oct. 30, 2000

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Oct. 30, 2000

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Scouting Reports How We Rank 'Em

WESTERN CONFERENCE

This is an article from the Oct. 30, 2000 issue Original Layout

1. Portland Trail Blazers (1)*[2]
2. Los Angeles Lakers (2)[2]
3. San Antonio Spurs (3)[1]
4. Seattle SuperSonics (6)[2]
5. Utah Jazz (7)[1]
6. Phoenix Suns (8)[2]
7. Sacramento Kings (14)[2]
8. Minnesota Timberwolves (16)[1]
9. Dallas Mavericks (17)[1]
10. Golden State Warriors (20)[2]
11. Denver Nuggets (21)[1]
12. Houston Rockets (22)[1]
13. Los Angeles Clippers (26)[2]
14. Vancouver Grizzlies (28)[1]

[1]MIDWEST DIVISION
[2]PACIFIC DIVISION

*League ranking, 1 to 29

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1. Orlando Magic (4)[3]
2. Milwaukee Bucks (5)[4]
3. Toronto Raptors (9)[4]
4. New York Knicks (10)[3]
5. Philadelphia 76ers (11)[3]
6. Charlotte Hornets (12)[4]
7. Miami Heat (13)[3]
8. Indiana Pacers (15)[4]
9. New Jersey Nets (18)[3]
10. Cleveland Cavaliers (19)[4]
11. Boston Celtics (23)[3]
12. Washington Wizards (24)[3]
13. Chicago Bulls (25)[4]
14. Detroit Pistons (27)[4]
15. Atlanta Hawks (29)[4]

[3]ATLANTIC DIVISION
[4]CENTRAL DIVISION

WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
Trail Blazers over Lakers

EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
Magic over Bucks

NBA FINALS
Trail Blazers over Magic

Player Value Rankings (PVR)

We ranked the NBA's players from 1 (the best) to 348 based on our
projections of their statistical production this season. The
categories considered were points, rebounds, assists, steals,
blocked shots, field goal percentage, free throws made and
three-pointers made. We also took into account each player's
stats as well as his role on his team, his prospects for
improving or declining, his injury history and his current
physical condition. Using these criteria, we determined each
player's value ranking, or PVR, which appears next to his name in
his team's projected lineup.

PROJECTED LINEUPS AND PLAYER VALUE RANKINGS COMPILED BY DAVID
SABINO

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN W. MCDONOUGH One and done Expect Rasheed Wallace and the Trail Blazers to thwart Kobe Bryant's attempt to lead the Lakers to a second straight NBA title.

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