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SoB NBA Eastern Conference Power Rankings: Knicks No Joke

It’s the weekly semi-regular edition of the SoB NBA Eastern Conference Power Rankings! I can’t keep typing that out every week, so if someone out there in cyberspace has a catchy title for this column, by all means let me know in the comments. Let’s check back in with our Eastern Conference brethren to see […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: March 15th Trade Deadline Edition

I had a good time last week writing the ‘Rondo trade destinations’ Power Rankings, so I figured I’d keep that ball rolling this week. Before the trade deadline passes, let’s take a look at who’s available, team needs, and what to expect on March 15th for every NBA team. 

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Rajon Rondo Trade Proposal Edition

It was a short and relatively uneventful stretch of games in the NBA this week, with a lot of teams trying to get their rhythm back coming off of the All-Star break. The good news is that the ‘hot stove’ talk is starting to pick up, which is always fantastic. So just to keep things […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: All-Star Break Edition

We’ve made it. There was a period of time during the summer that I really didn’t know if there would even be a season this year, and here we are. All-Star weekend. With most teams about halfway through their seasons, I’m going to do something a little different. Here is a quick guide: Overachieving = […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 7

1)  Chicago Bulls (23-6) – The Bulls are rolling over teams right now. That, combined with a semi-rough week out of OKC, puts Bulls are back on top. Seriously, four straight blowout wins on the road. Impressive. 2)  Oklahoma City Thunder (21-6) – OKC suffered two losses this week which pushes them down into the […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 6

I know its Super Bowl week, but how ’bout a little NBA Power Rankings to hold you over?

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 5

This week’s theme: Separation. Things are really starting to sort themselves out, and the top teams in each conference are playing fantastic basketball right now. Not to mention that after two weeks on top, the Chicago Bulls have been knocked off their #1 spot.

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 4

You should know how this goes by now, so lets get right into it… 1)  Chicago Bulls (13-3) – Despite getting somewhat blown out by the Grizzlies this week, the Bulls retain their number one spot in our NBA Power Rankings.  I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: this team works. Every player’s […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 3

Another week of Basketball in the books means another Power Rankings column! We have a new #1 today: Congratulations Chicago! Away. We. Go.

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 2

Ok, guys. I promise I won’t rank Sacramento #14 again. My mistake. Can you really blame me though? It was so early! Every team has played at least 5 games now. That means much better opinions and analysis. Enjoy!

SoB NBA Power Rankings: Week 1

Week 1 is in the books (ok, more like 4 days) and this is how I ranked each team this week. Week 1 is tough. I want this feature to run every Friday morning, which means I need to write it on Thursday morning, and when the season starts on a Sunday … you get […]

Sports of Boston Pre-Season NBA Power Rankings

Everyone should know how these work by now, so without further ado I bring you the SoB NBA Preseason power rankings. With the lockout-shortened season resulting in a condensed schedule. the best combination for success seams to be fresh legs and continuity. Keeping that in mind, this is how I ranked each team going into […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings 4-16-11

The NBA Playoffs are upon us, and it’s time for the basketball junkies here at Sports of Boston to bring you our final NBA Power Rankings for the 2010-2011 season. After sitting atop the SoB NBA Power Rankings for the last three months, the San Antonio spurs were dethroned by the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls, […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings 3-22-11

The San Antonio Spurs continued their dominance of the SoB NBA Power Rankings this week, coming it at No. 1 yet again. The Spurs still have the NBA’s best record, but they may sputter down the stretch after losing Tim Duncan to a sprained ankle Monday night. The All-Star center is expected to be out […]

SoB NBA Power Rankings 3-7-11

The San Antonio Spurs didn’t make any moves at the trade deadline, but that didn’t stop them from maintaining their stranglehold on the No. 1 spot in the SoB NBA Power Rankings. The Spurs have now held the No. 1 spot in our rankings for two straight months, and despite getting drubbed by the Los […]