Strenghts and Weaknesses of NBA Teams v.2008-2009

Last year I wrote an article about position-by-position strenghts and weaknesses of NBA Teams.

By popular demand, the study will be one of the regularly updated sections at NBAstuffer.com!

From weakest to strongest, here is the position-by-position stats* of the NBA teams that treated opponents either as rolling out a "welcome mat" or as "defending the castle".

Can you guess why the Pistons are the worst in PG guarding? It A.I.n’t that difficult!

RankSFPFCSGPG
1New JerseyNew YorkChicagoDenverDetroit
2LA ClippersChicagoGolden StateSan AntonioNew Jersey
3AtlantaIndianaWashingtonTorontoLA Clippers
4MiamiDenverOklahoma CityNew OrleansUtah
5New YorkNew JerseyNew YorkNew JerseyNew York
6TorontoMemphisMiamiAtlantaWashington
7ChicagoMinnesotaAtlantaGolden StateMinnesota
8MilwaukeeSacramentoLA ClippersPhoenixLA Lakers
9WashingtonMiamiOrlandoPortlandHouston
10UtahMilwaukeeDallasUtahOrlando
11Golden StateGolden StateHoustonIndianaMemphis
12MinnesotaLA ClippersUtahOrlandoToronto
13Oklahoma CityNew OrleansMemphisMemphisSacramento
14IndianaUtahMilwaukeeDallasIndiana
15MemphisOklahoma CitySan AntonioOklahoma CityOklahoma City
16ClevelandHoustonPortlandMinnesotaAtlanta
17San AntonioPhiladelphiaSacramentoPhiladelphiaGolden State
18SacramentoWashingtonNew JerseyWashingtonSan Antonio
19DallasDallasNew OrleansNew YorkDallas
20CharlotteSan AntonioPhoenixSacramentoPhiladelphia
21LA LakersCharlotteMinnesotaClevelandPhoenix
22DenverDetroitClevelandCharlotteMilwaukee
23DetroitTorontoDetroitMiamiCleveland
24OrlandoAtlantaPhiladelphiaMilwaukeeNew Orleans
25PortlandPortlandTorontoHoustonChicago
26PhoenixOrlandoBostonDetroitCharlotte
27BostonLA LakersLA LakersBostonPortland
28New OrleansBostonCharlotteLA ClippersMiami
29HoustonPhoenixDenverChicagoDenver
30PhiladelphiaClevelandIndianaLA LakersBoston

 
*  Stats based on starting lineup player matchups data.