COMPLETE BRACKET
ALL-TIME RANKINGS
NBA HISTORY

Complete Team Rankings

The top 16 NBA champions were chosen and ranked in order by overall winning percentage (regular season and playoffs), with two restrictions:
  • Franchises cannot have multiple teams within fewer than five years.
  • Franchises are limited to a maximum of four teams.

    SEASON
    PLAYOFFS
    TOTAL
    NO.
    TEAM (SEED)
    W-L
    PCT.
    W-L
    PCT.
    W-L
    PCT.
    1
    72-10
    .878
    15-3
    .833
    87-13
    .870
    2
    69-13
    .841
    12-3
    .800
    81-16
    .835
    3
    1996-97 Chicago Bulls
    69-13
    .841
    15-4
    .789
    84-17
    .832
    4
    68-13
    .840
    11-4
    .733
    79-17
    .823
    5
    67-15
    .817
    15-3
    .833
    82-18
    .820
    6
    66-16
    .805
    12-2
    .857
    78-18
    .813
    7
    65-17
    .793
    12-1
    .923
    77-18
    .811
    8
    65-17
    .793
    15-3
    .833
    80-20
    .800
    9
    1991-92 Chicago Bulls
    67-15
    .817
    15-7
    .682
    82-22
    .7885
    10
    63-19
    .768
    15-2
    .882
    78-21
    .7879
    11
    67-15
    .817
    15-8
    .652
    82-23
    .781
    12
    37-13
    .740
    15-2
    .882
    52-15
    .776
    13
    61-21
    .744
    15-2
    .882
    76-23
    .768
    14
    51-17
    .750
    11-2
    .846
    62-19
    .765
    15
    1985 Los Angeles Lakers
    62-20
    .756
    15-4
    .789
    77-24
    .762
    16
    59-16
    .793
    8-5
    .615
    67-21
    .7614
    17
    62-18
    .775
    8-4
    .667
    70-22
    .7609
    18
    1989-90 Detroit Pistons
    59-23
    .720
    15-5
    .750
    74-28
    .752
    19
    1997-98 Chicago Bulls
    62-20
    .756
    15-6
    .714
    77-26
    .748
    20
    62-20
    .756
    12-5
    .705
    74-25
    .747
    21
    1963-64 Boston Celtics
    59-21
    .738
    8-2
    .800
    67-23
    .744
    22
    1948-49 Minneapolis Lakers
    44-16
    .733
    8-2
    .800
    52-18
    .743
    23
    1979-80 Los Angeles Lakers
    60-22
    .732
    12-4
    .750
    72-26
    .735
    24
    1983-84 Boston Celtics
    62-20
    .756
    15-8
    .652
    77-28
    .733
    25
    1960-61 Boston Celtics
    57-22
    .722
    8-2
    .800
    65-24
    .730
    26
    1987-88 Los Angeles Lakers
    62-20
    .756
    15-9
    .625
    77-29
    .726
    27
    2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers
    56-26
    .683
    15-1
    .938
    71-27
    .724
    28
    1961-62 Boston Celtics
    60-20
    .750
    8-6
    .571
    68-26
    .7234
    29
    1958-59 Boston Celtics
    52-20
    .722
    8-3
    .727
    60-23
    .7229
    30
    2001-02 Los Angeles Lakers
    58-24
    .707
    15-4
    .789
    73-28
    .7228
    31
    1981-82 Los Angeles Lakers
    57-25
    .695
    12-2
    .857
    69-27
    .719
    32
    2002-03 San Antonio Spurs
    60-22
    .732
    16-8
    .667
    76-30
    .717
    33
    60-22
    .732
    12-7
    .632
    72-29
    .713
    34
    1992-93 Chicago Bulls
    57-25
    .695
    15-4
    .789
    72-29
    .713
    35
    1962-63 Boston Celtics
    58-22
    .725
    8-5
    .615
    66-27
    .710
    36
    1972-73 New York Knicks
    57-25
    .695
    12-5
    .706
    69-30
    .697
    37
    1993-94 Houston Rockets
    58-24
    .707
    15-8
    .625
    73-32
    .6952
    38
    1952-53 Minneapolis Lakers
    48-22
    .686
    9-3
    .750
    57-25
    .6951
    39
    1973-74 Boston Celtics
    56-26
    .683
    12-6
    .667
    68-32
    .680
    40
    1965-66 Boston Celtics
    54-26
    .675
    11-6
    .647
    65-32
    .670
    41
    1975-76 Boston Celtics
    54-28
    .659
    12-6
    .667
    66-34
    .660
    t-42
    1967-68 Boston Celtics
    54-28
    .659
    12-7
    .632
    66-35
    .653
    t-42
    1978-79 Seattle Sonics
    52-30
    .634
    14-5
    .737
    66-35
    .653
    44
    1953-54 Minneapolis Lakers
    46-26
    .639
    9-4
    .692
    55-30
    .647
    45
    1955-56 Philadelphia Warriors
    45-27
    .625
    7-3
    .700
    52-30
    .634
    46
    1976-77 Portland Trail Blazers
    49-33
    .598
    14-5
    .737
    63-38
    .624
    47
    1956-57 Boston Celtics
    44-28
    .611
    7-3
    .700
    51-31
    .622
    48
    1951-52 Minneapolis Lakers
    40-26
    .606
    9-4
    .692
    49-30
    .620
    49
    1947-48 Baltimore Bullets
    28-20
    .583
    9-3
    .750
    37-23
    .617
    50
    1946-47 Philadelphia Warriors
    35-25
    .583
    8-2
    .800
    43-27
    .614
    51
    1950-51 Rochester Royals
    41-27
    .603
    9-5
    .643
    50-32
    .610
    52
    1974-75 Golden State Warriors
    48-34
    .585
    12-5
    .706
    60-39
    .606
    53
    1954-55 Syracuse Nationals
    43-29
    .597
    7-4
    .636
    50-33
    .602
    54
    1968-69 Boston Celtics
    48-34
    .585
    12-6
    .667
    60-40
    .600
    55
    1994-95 Houston Rockets
    47-35
    .573
    15-7
    .682
    62-42
    .596
    56
    1957-58 St. Louis Hawks
    41-31
    .569
    8-3
    .727
    49-34
    .590
    57
    1977-78 Washington Bullets
    44-38
    .537
    14-7
    .667
    58-45
    .563