NBA Power Rankings

1. Chicago (42-13) – Even without Rose they have the best record in the league.

2. Oklahoma City (40-13) – The “Durantula” had 26 points and 10 rebounds in a blowout win over a Chicago team that they could see in the NBA Finals.

Durant had 26 points in a potential finals match up.

3. Miami (38-14) – Bosh and Wade combined for 60 points as they demolished the Raptors.

4. San Antonio (37-14) – The Tim Duncan of old showed up for the Spurs the other night, scoring 23 points and 11 rebounds.

5. LA Lakers (33-20) – The Warriors were latest victim as Kobe puts 40 on them in a blowout win.

Golden State got sick of this guy real quick the other night.

6. Indiana (32-21) – Danny Granger’s 32 points and 7 rebounds help lead them over Houston and continue to impress in the east.

7. LA Clippers (32-21) – Randy Foye picked a good game to score 28 points and 3 rebounds as they blew out Dallas.

8. Orlando (32-22) – “Big Baby” Glen Davis dropped a double-double with 18 points and 16 rebounds in a close loss to Denver.

9. Memphis (30-22) – OJ Mayo’s 22 points off the bench led the Grizzlies to a huge win over the Thunder.

Mayo's 22 points off the bench led Memphis to a win over Oklahoma City.

10. Dallas (30-24) – Shawn Marion had a nice performance with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists in a big win over Orlando.

11. Boston (28-22) – Brandon Bass has stepped up his offensive game in the absence of Ray Allen.

12. Atlanta (31-23) – Joe Johnson scored 28 and 6 rebounds in a big win over New York.

13. Philadelphia (29-24) – Evan Turner has found his way into the starting lineup and is paying dividends.

Since entering the starting lineup Turner has stepped up his game.

14. Utah (27-24) – Paul Millsap and Al Jefferson were a headache for the Nets big men, scoring 43 points and 21 rebounds in a win over New Jersey.

15. Houston (27-24) – Luis Scola has become the go to guy for the Rockets, scoring 18 points and 14 rebounds in a win over the Kings.

16. Denver (27-24) – Kenneth Faried or the Manimal has become quite the inside presence for the Nuggets.

17. New York (26-25) – With Stoudemire and Lin out, Carmelo drops 25, 6 assists and 5 rebounds in a big win over Orlando.

18. Minnesota (25-27) – Kevin Love drops another monster game with 40 points and 19 rebounds against Charlotte.

Love is arguably the best power forward in the NBA.

19. Phoenix (25-26) – Marcin Gortat continues to be an inside force for the Suns, scoring 21 points and 14 rebounds in a close loss to the Spurs.

20. Portland (23-27) – Raymond Felton has become a better player under interim coach Kaleb Canales, scoring 24 points and 7 assists in a win over Golden State.

21. Milwaukee (23-27) – The back court  of Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings combined for 51 points and 14 assists in a win over Atlanta.

Monta Ellis gives Milwaukee another scoring option in their back court.

22. Golden State (20-29) – David Lee is the go to guy in the Warrior offense with Curry hurt and Ellis gone.

23. Detroit (18-32) – Tayshaun Prince has found the fountain of youth over the past week with an 18 and 29 point performance.

24. Cleveland (17-31) – Kyrie Irving has wrapped up the Rookie of the Year award.

Irving is a lock for Rookie of the Year.

25. Sacramento (17-32) – DeMarcus Cousins with a monstrous 28 points and 18 rebounds in a loss to the Warriors.

26. Toronto (17-34) – It has been a disappointing season for the Raptors with Bargnani and Calderon banged up all year.

27. New Jersey (16-35) – Gerald Wallace was a very nice addition for them.

28. New Orleans (12-37) – Jarrett Jack has had a solid season replacing Chris Paul, scoring 27 in a close loss to the Spurs.

Jarrett Jack has been a pleasant surprise for the Hornets.

29. Washington (11-38) – Nene was a nice pickup for the Wiz giving Wall an inside presence.

30. Charlotte (7-40) – It has been a long year for MJ and Paul Silas.

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One thought on “NBA Power Rankings

  1. OKC will dominate basketball for years to come. Can’t wait to see how good they are in 5 years!

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