The Dallas Mavericks have the lowest point differential by a team in a season, with a -1,246 point differential in 1992-93.

worst point differential in single season
1992-93Mavericks1972-7376ers1997-98Nuggets1982-83Rockets1999-00Clippers1986-87Clippers1988-89Heat2011-12Bobcats1970-71Cavaliers1990-91Nuggets2013-1476ers1987-88Clippers2015-1676ers1996-97Grizzlies1995-9676ers1995-96Grizzlies1988-89Clippers1971-72Trail Blazers1989-90Heat2004-05Hawks2002-03Cavaliers2018-19Cavaliers-1,246-991-966-951-945-937-921-918-916-895-857-846-839-839-820-818-813-798-797-796-789-788
TEAMSEASONGPDIFFMPGPPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF
Dallas MavericksDallas Mavericks1992-9382-1,246240.699.342.720.57.94.317.838.688.743.53.510.233.818.726.570.519,7308,1413,4991,6836493551,4592,302
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers1972-7382-991240.6104.150.920.642.3100.842.019.526.075.019,7308,5404,1741,6881,984
Denver NuggetsDenver Nuggets1997-9882-966240.689.039.018.98.14.816.032.678.241.73.510.932.320.226.277.219,7307,3003,1971,5476643931,3121,937
Houston RocketsHouston Rockets1982-8382-951240.699.342.323.57.95.119.240.790.844.80.83.324.717.123.672.519,7308,1453,4661,9316464221,5712,131
Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles Clippers1999-0082-945240.392.040.618.07.06.016.235.182.442.65.215.533.916.622.374.619,7057,5463,3321,4795784941,3251,821
Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles Clippers1986-8782-937241.2104.541.124.09.25.318.240.489.445.21.04.222.422.830.774.219,7808,5663,3681,9717514321,4932,004
Miami HeatMiami Heat1988-8982-921242.197.842.923.99.15.021.139.386.845.31.23.632.618.025.670.219,8558,0163,5201,9587444081,7282,124
Charlotte BobcatsCharlotte Bobcats2011-1266-918240.887.039.020.16.05.514.533.280.241.44.013.529.516.522.274.615,8905,7392,5711,3263973619571,249
Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers1970-7182-916240.0102.148.625.240.294.942.421.629.074.619,6808,3733,9822,0652,114
Denver NuggetsDenver Nuggets1990-9182-895240.6119.949.424.510.45.016.247.6108.144.03.712.928.321.027.676.319,7309,8284,0502,0058564061,3322,235
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers2013-1482-857242.199.542.721.89.34.016.937.987.243.57.022.531.216.623.471.019,8558,1553,5051,7917653301,3841,844
Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles Clippers1987-8882-846241.598.843.223.08.86.318.738.987.744.31.03.924.920.028.171.319,8058,1033,5411,8857215201,5341,908
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers2015-1682-839241.597.441.221.58.36.016.436.284.043.19.327.533.915.722.669.419,8057,9883,3821,7656804951,3431,780
Vancouver GrizzliesVancouver Grizzlies1996-9782-839241.289.238.822.78.05.715.934.478.743.75.415.534.915.021.170.919,7807,3133,1781,8626574641,3011,755
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers1995-9682-820240.694.538.919.97.85.117.234.178.343.66.017.534.220.327.673.419,7307,7463,1921,6296434201,4141,777
Vancouver GrizzliesVancouver Grizzlies1995-9682-818242.489.838.120.88.94.116.433.879.142.84.513.832.917.624.472.419,8807,3623,1271,7067283331,3471,852
Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles Clippers1988-8982-813242.1106.243.226.99.96.520.343.090.647.50.72.923.119.627.172.319,8558,7123,5402,2088155301,6661,937
Portland Trail BlazersPortland Trail Blazers1971-7282-798241.5106.848.725.542.295.644.222.430.473.619,8058,7593,9962,0901,873
Miami HeatMiami Heat1989-9082-797240.6100.643.423.99.04.719.041.389.646.11.13.729.317.024.768.719,7308,2473,5551,9577363881,5572,123
Atlanta HawksAtlanta Hawks2004-0582-796242.192.741.919.77.74.216.135.981.444.13.711.931.217.324.371.119,8557,6053,4351,6146293441,3192,009
Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers2002-0382-789241.891.444.620.97.86.418.334.882.342.23.610.932.718.324.574.719,8307,4953,6601,7126365211,5011,864
Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers2018-1982-788240.9104.542.720.76.52.413.538.987.644.410.329.135.516.420.779.219,7558,5673,4981,6985341951,1061,642
Minnesota TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves2009-1082-787241.298.242.919.87.33.716.337.984.444.94.914.434.117.523.574.619,7808,0513,5181,6265973061,3331,699
Los Angeles LakersLos Angeles Lakers2015-1682-784240.697.343.018.07.24.113.735.184.841.47.824.631.719.324.778.119,7307,9823,5231,4785933371,1241,662
Portland Trail BlazersPortland Trail Blazers2005-0682-775240.688.837.718.26.55.314.734.076.444.54.412.734.916.323.768.919,7307,2853,0891,4905294351,2051,828
Chicago BullsChicago Bulls1999-0082-771241.584.840.920.17.94.719.031.375.441.54.112.632.918.125.570.919,8056,9523,3551,6456463831,5571,908
Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns2017-1882-768240.3103.944.121.36.94.515.738.587.144.29.327.933.417.723.974.119,7058,5223,6181,7435693701,2881,807
Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder2020-2172-766241.0105.045.622.17.04.416.138.888.044.111.935.133.915.521.372.517,3557,5603,2831,5885043161,1621,305
Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns2018-1982-766242.4107.540.423.99.05.115.640.187.445.99.629.332.917.622.777.919,8808,8153,3111,9577354181,2791,932
New York KnicksNew York Knicks2014-1582-764242.191.940.421.37.04.714.735.182.042.86.819.734.714.819.276.919,8557,5353,3101,7465753821,2061,768