NBA Power Rankings As Of 3/9/20
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Power Rankings for All NBA Teams
- Milwaukee Bucks 53-11
The Bucks have lost back-to-back games and three of their last four. No that is not a typo. It does not change the fact that Milwaukee is still the team to beat.
- Los Angeles Lakers 49-13
The Lakers have won four straight games, as the Lakers just won the latest installment of the battle of LA.
- Toronto Raptors 45-18
The defending champions have won three straight games on the road on their Western Conference trip.
- Los Angeles Clippers 43-20
The Clippers have been playing great basketball, even though they lost a tough game against their rival Lakers.
- Utah Jazz 41-22
Utah loves to go on streaks, as the Jazz followed up their four-game slide with a current five-game win streak. They take on the Raptors at home tonight.
- Boston Celtics 42-21
The Celtics have lost four of their last five games, but they are close to clinching a playoff spot in the East.
- Miami Heat 41-23
The Heat have won five of their last six, including a win over the Bucks at home.
- Denver Nuggets 42-21
The Nuggets have lost two of their last three. The losses were to Golden State and Cleveland, ouch!
- Oklahoma City Thunder 40-24
OKC swept their Eastern Conference road trip with wins over the Pistons, Knicks, and Celtics.
- Indiana Pacers 39-24
The Pacers won back-to-back road games over the Bulls and Mavericks as they get ready to take on the Celtics at home tomorrow night.
- Dallas Mavericks 39-26
Luka Doncic was not happy with the officials in the Mavs loss to Indiana. His team had won three of four before that.
- Houston Rockets 39-24
Here we go again with Houston, as just when you think they are catching fire, they lose to the Knicks, Hornets, and Magic.
- Philadelphia 76ers 38-26
The Sixers road woes are a serious problem. They have lost 10 of their last 11 road games!
- Memphis Grizzlies 32-32
The Grizzlies took care of business against Atlanta at home, after losing to the Mavericks beforehand.
- Brooklyn Nets 29-34
The Nets picked up two home wins over the Bulls and Spurs, but they now have the tough task of the Lakers on the road.
- New Orleans Pelicans 28-36
The Pelicans snapped their three-game losing streak with back-to-back home wins.
- Orlando Magic 29-35
The Magic defeated the T-Wolves and Rockets on the road. Not too shabby.
- Sacramento Kings 28-36
The Kings have lost two of their last three after their good week last week.
- Portland Trail Blazers 28-37
The Blazers have lost two straight after winning two straight. They are now 4.5 games back of the 8th seed in the Western Conference.
- Phoenix Suns 26-38
The Suns took down the Bucks, 140-131, at home. Devin Booker had 36 points in the upset victory.
- San Antonio Spurs 26-36
The Spurs dropped two straight on the road to the Nets and Cavs.
- Charlotte Hornets 22-41
Charlotte picked up a win over the Rockets at home, which is always great for team morale.
- Washington Wizards 23-40
The Wizards have lost three of their last four games, but Bradley Beal is really good at basketball. Props to him.
- New York Knicks 20-44
The Spike Lee Saga owned the Knicks headlines this week, but that did not stop them from picking up wins over the Rockets and Pistons.
- Chicago Bulls 21-43
The Bulls have lost three straight games, two of which being on the road.
- Minnesota Timberwolves 19-44
The T-Wolves were able to spoil the Pelican’s dreams of an easy home win. The Pelicans got revenge later on with a road win over them.
- Cleveland Cavaliers 19-45
The Cavs defeated the Nuggets and Spurs at home, which snapped their four-game losing streak.
- Detroit Pistons 20-45
The Pistons have lost four straight games and 11 of their last 12 games overall.
- Atlanta Hawks 19-46
The Hawks have lost three straight games, including two to the Grizzlies.
- Golden State Warriors 15-49
He has returned. Oh wait, he’s got the Flu? Noooo!