Power Rankings

April 06, 2003

POWER RANKINGS

Team Milton Kent's comment

1. San Antonio (1) Road to Finals goes through Spurs.

2. Sacramento (2) Adelman should get some Coach of Year votes.

3. Dallas (3) Another loss to Lakers has shaky Mavs reeling.

4. Detroit (5) Getting Atkins back into rotation for playoffs.

5. New Jersey (6) Nets seem to have halted slide.

6. Minnesota (4) T'wolves' roll slowed by slight downturn.

7. Philadelphia (7) Iverson on fringe of MVP race.

8. Utah (8) Could end up with first-round home court.

9. L.A. Lakers (10) Don't forget Bryant in MVP balloting.

10. Portland (9) Cheeks is too classy for this mess.

11. New Orleans (11) Davis ailing again.

12. Indiana (12) Another Artest eruption spells trouble.

13. Boston (14) Should hold off Orlando for sixth.

14. Orlando (13) Tough back-to-back with Pacers, Celts this week.

15. Phoenix (16) Back in driver's seat for last Western playoff spot.

16. Milwaukee (18) Will make playoffs by default.

17. Houston (15) Tomjanovich's absence is having effect.

18. Washington (17) Time to play the youngsters.

19. Seattle (20) Lewis/Allen duo portends well for next year.

20. Golden State (19) Sliding just as eighth slot came available.

21. New York (21) Knicks should bring Chaney back for 2004.

22. Atlanta (22) Booing Abdur-Rahim proves Hawks fans are worst.

23. Memphis (23) Bad year to owe Detroit first-round pick.

24. Chicago (24) Curry poised to win FG percentage title.

25. Toronto (25) Where's Carter been hiding?

26. Miami (26) Why isn't House starting?

27. L.A. Clippers (27) With Babcock gone, Baylor worst NBA GM.

28. Denver (28) Playing spoiler for Eastern playoff hopefuls.

29. Cleveland (29) Thank goodness Indians are playing.

(Last week's ranking in parentheses)

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