NBA Future Power Rankings: Predicting best, worst franchises

Who tops the NBA Future Power Rankings? (0:51)

Bobby Marks breaks down why the Nets have the top spot in the Future Power Rankings, as well as why the Knicks and Hornets made big leaps in the power rankings. (0:51)

How will your team perform over the next three NBA seasons?

The Future Power Rankings are ESPN's projection of the on-court success expected for each team over the next three seasons: 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24.

Consider this a convenient way to see the direction in which your favorite team is headed.

To determine the Future Power Rankings, we asked ESPN analysts Kevin Pelton and Bobby Marks to rate teams in five categories and rank them relative to the rest of the league. For an explanation of each category and a full view of how each team did in each category, click here. Each team also received an overall Future Power Rating of 0 to 100, based on how well we expect it to perform over the next three seasons.

Here are our latest rankings.