Danny’s Power Rankings- Week 2

The Los Angeles Lakers have taken over the power rankings this week after finishing up a 4-0 week capped off by Tuesday’s night come from behind victory over the Chicago Bulls. LeBron James had 3 triple-doubles in a row this week and the return of Kyle Kuzma (ankle injury) just adds to the depth of the Lakers.

Even though the Philadelphia 76ers lost to the Phoenix Suns on the road, they retain the number two spot in the rankings.

Biggest Mover: Phoenix up 13 places

Biggest Fall: Memphis down 9 places

  1. Los Angeles Lakers 6-1 (Last Week 4)
  2. Philadelphia 76ers (5-1) (LW-2)
  3. Boston Celtics (5-1) (LW 5)
  4. Denver Nuggets (5-2) (LW-1)
  5. LA Clippers (5-2) (LW-3)
  6. Miami Heat (5-2) (LW-11)
  7. Milwaukee Bucks (5-2) (LW-14)
  8. Phoenix Suns (5-2) (LW-21)
  9. Toronto Raptors (4-2) (LW-10)
  10. Minnesota Timberwolves (4-2) (LW-9)  
  11. Dallas Mavericks (4-2) (LW-15)
  12. San Antonio Spurs (4-3) (LW-6)
  13. Utah Jazz (4-3) (LW-13)
  14. Atlanta Hawks (3-3) (LW-8)
  15. Houston Rockets (4-3) (LW-14)
  16. Portland Trail Blazers (3-4) (LW-11)
  17. Charlotte Hornets (4-3) (LW-25)
  18. Indiana Pacers (3-4) (LW-28)
  19. Oklahoma City Thunder (3-4) (LW-21)
  20. Brooklyn Nets (3-4) (LW-17)
  21. Detroit Pistons (3-5) (LW-23)
  22. Orlando Magic (2-5) (LW-16)
  23. Golden State Warriors (2-5) (LW-23)
  24. Washington Wizards (2-4) (LW-26)
  25. Cleveland Cavaliers (2-5) (LW-22)
  26. Chicago Bulls (2-6) (LW-18)
  27. Sacramento Kings (2-5) (LW-30)
  28. New York Knicks (1-6) (LW-29)
  29. Memphis Grizzlies (1-5) (LW-20)
  30. New Orleans Pelicans (1-6) (LW-27)

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