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Every NBA Team’s Winning Percentage Since 2000

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For nearly a decade, the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA. Since the 2015 season, the Warriors have appeared in the NBA Finals on six different occasions, and have won the League Championship four times. However, despite the franchise’s massive success over the last handful of years, the Warriors had several below average seasons.

Due to those abysmal seasons before their great success, the franchise has an overall winning percentage of below 50% dating back just over twenty years. This visualization shows which NBA teams and the highest and lowest winning percentages in the National Basketball Association since the 1999-2000 season.

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Which NBA team has won the most games since 2000?

Since the 1999-2000 NBA season, the San Antonio Spurs have won the more regular season games than any other franchise in the National Basketball Association. During this stretch, the San Antonio Spurs have won the NBA Finals on four occasions, and have played in the NBA Finals five different times. The Spurs saw their four NBA Championship wins during this time come against the New Jersey Nets (2002-03 season), Detroit Pistons (2004-05 season), Cleveland Cavaliers (2006-07 season), Miami Heat (2013-14 season).

Per the data on this visualization by NBA Analyst Kirk Goldsberry of ESPN, here’s where various NBA teams fall in terms of their winning percentage since the 1999-2000 season through now. While exact winning percentages aren’t listed for each of these NBA franchises, they do fall into different brackets.

    • Since 2000, the San Antonio Spurs are the only NBA franchise to win more than 65% of their regular season games.
    • Aside from the San Antonio Spurs, the Dallas Mavericks are the only team in the NBA to win at least 60% of their regular season contests.
    • Only five NBA franchises won between 55% and 59% of their regular season games: the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Utah Jazz and MIami Heat.
    • Seven NBA teams won between 50% and 54% of their regular season games since the 1999-2000 season: the Golden State Warriors, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers, Indiana Pacers and Denver Nuggets.
    • More than half of the teams in the NBA (16 NBA franchises) won less than 50% of their regular season games during this time: the New York Knicks, Washington Wizards, Minnesota Timberwolves, New Orleans / Charlotte Hornets, Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey / Brooklyn Nets, Sacramento Kings, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks.
    • The team with the worst winning percentage since the 1999-2000 NBA season was the New York Knicks.

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Where in the US Has Rent Become Most (and Least) Affordable?

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The pandemic saw a large shift in many aspects of daily life with many people completely shifting their entire location as well. Texas saw the largest increase in new residents by far with tens of thousands moving to Kaufman, Comal and Rockwall county. Florida was another state that saw a large increase of new folks in the neighborhood. Many of these people citing job loss, unhappiness with their states representatives in government and cost of living as their reasons for moving. Rent and mortgage rates have played a large roll also in where residents are leaving and flocking to and who can blame them? A NYC one bedroom apartment averages close to $4,000 a month where as a one bedroom in El Paso Texas averages around $810 per month. This great chart from Housinglist.com shows where in the US Rent is the most and least affordable.

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You may already know the outrageous cost of living in NYC, Miami, Boston and LA, but did you know Tampa, Florida, Detroit, Michigan and Rochester, New York will cost you above average in rent? Rochester only has a median income of $37,395 and median rent for a one bedroom there is just over $1200 per month making their percentage of household income going to rent for the year almost 36%. To compare, if you want to rent a one bedroom in Wichita Kansas it will only cost you under $700 or just 15.49% of household income for the year. Where would you choose to live on this map? Are you seeing these prices reflected in your area?

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The Largest Mergers of All Time, Adjusted for Inflation

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When talking about the world’s largest mergers and acquisitions, it is interesting to see how some companies surged while others have lost so much. According to this visualization, adjusted for inflation in 2022, the largest acquisition was in 1999 when Vodafone purchased German cell company Mannesmann for $297.7 billion dollars. Since that purchase, only the Time Warner acquisition by AOL has even come close, selling for $286.4 billion just one year later in 2000. Read on to learn more in this interesting piece from /u/giteam on Reddit.

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In 1998, Exxon purchased Mobil for $128.3 billion, which shows the enormity of the Vodafone merger. Another major acquisition on this list by a company you have probably heard of is Kraft, which was purchased by Heinz in 2015 for $114.3 billion. AT&T is another well-known business that was purchased by Comcast in 2001 for $110.2 billion. Travelers Insurance Group was purchased by Citicorp in 1998. Let’s continue down the list to see other major mergers from the past. In 1999, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer purchased Warner-Lambert for $146.4 billion. Gaz de France purchased Suez S.A in 2007 for $139.8 billion. Dutch Petroleum purchased Shell Transport & Trading Company for $136.3 billion in 2004. RFS Holdings purchased ABN Amro in 2007 for $128.1 billion. AB InBev purchased SABMiller for $122.3 billion in 2015. Glaxo Welcome purchased SmithKline Beecham for $119.6 billion in 2000. Bell Atlantic then purchased Vodafone Airtouch for $113.9 billion in 1999. Zeneca purchased Astra AB, becoming Astra Zeneca in 1998 for $111.4 billion. Nations Bank also purchased Bank of America in 1998 for $103.1 billion.

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New Chart Shows That Steve Ballmer is the Wealthiest Sports Owner in the World

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From 2000 through 2014, Steve Ballmer served as the chief of Microsoft, and has gone on to become one of the richest people on Earth. Not only did he make his name with Microsoft, but Steve Ballmer is also a prominent name in the world of professional sports, as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers franchise in the National Basketball Association. In fact, not only is Steve Ballmer is the richest owner in the entire league, but he’s also the richest owner in all of professional sports.

This fascinating visualization from the research team at Madison Trust considered all sports and leagues around the world to determine who the richest sports teams owners actually are, developing a list of the top thirty overall. Their team factored in several sports into their research, including basketball, soccer, football, cricket, formula 1, hockey, and baseball.

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Who is the richest owner in the NFL?

The National Football League is indisputably the most popular sport in the United States, and no NFL owner is wealthier than Rob Walton of the Denver Broncos, who is worth an estimated $59.8 billion. Not only is Rob Walton the richest owner in the National Football League, but he’s also one of the richest individuals in the world in general, and is also the heir to the fortune of Walmart. Following Rob Walton, the richest owners in the NFL would be David Tepper of the Carolina Panthers (worth $16.7 billion), Stan Kroenke of the Los Angeles Rams (worth $10.7 billion), Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys (worth $8.9 billion), and Shahid Khan of the Jacksonville Jaguars (worth $8 billion).

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