Power Rankings

January 19, 2003

Team Milton Kent's comment

1. Sacramento (1) Pretty good team. Just ask Dallas.

2. Dallas (2) Looking to add one more scorer.

3. New Jersey (3) Nets 7-1 when Jefferson scores 20 or more.

4. Indiana (4) Bender out 2-4 weeks with torn calf.

5. Detroit (6) Next four against Pacers, Sixers, Rockets, Spurs.

6. Portland (7) On the road for four straight.

7. Phoenix (5) Hardaway out 6-8 weeks with thumb injury.

8. San Antonio (8) Bowen second in league in 3-point percentage.

9. Houston (13) Rice out with shoulder strain.

10. Utah (9) Kirilenko responding well to new bench role.

11. New Orleans (12) Home for seven games over 14 days.

12. Boston (10) Celtics going for inside punch, sign G. Long.

13. Philadelphia (11) Big road win over Nets may halt slide.

14 Washington (14) Going to big men more with Stackhouse out.

15. Minnesota (16) Home against Raptors, Sonics, Clippers.

16. Orlando (15) Wizards loss exposes lack of inside game.

17. L.A. Lakers (17) Getting closer to eighth playoff spot.

18. Milwaukee (20) Team for sale and Karl says he's staying.

19. Golden State (22) Boykins best little guy since Muggsy.

20. Seattle (18) Might clear decks for February fire sale.

21. Chicago (21) J. Williams shooting under 20 percent in past week.

22. Atlanta (23) G. Robinson missed 4 games with elbow irritation.

23. L.A. Clippers (24) Olowokandi says he's leaving in '03-04.

24. Memphis (26) Three Grizzlies in All-Star Rookie Challenge.

25. New York (19) So much for playoff run.

26. Miami (25) Riley changes tune, will welcome European players.

27. Toronto (27) Win over Wizards might save Wilkens for now.

28 Denver (28) Camby and Whitney practicing off IL.

29. Cleveland (29) Starting up Humvee fund for LeBron James.

(Last week's ranking in parentheses)

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