Top 10 NBA Power Rankings – November 27th to December 3rd
1. Golden State Warriors
Overall Record: 17-6 (.739)
Record this week: 2-1 (.667)
The Warriors are the best team in the NBA, now that the Celtics’ hot streak came to a halt and they’ve
cooled off a bit, the Warriors now occupy the top spot in the rankings. The Warriors are 1 st in scoring
(118.0 PPG), 1 st in assists per game (30.8 APG), 1 st in field goal percentage (51.2 FG%), 1
Contributed By Remy Hammes.
- Boston Celtics
Overall Record: 18-3 (.857)
Record this week: 3-1 (.750)
This week’s results: @Mavs (W) 110-102, @Heat (L) 90-104, Magic (W) 118-103, Pacers (W) 108-98
The Celtics’ impressive 16 game winning streak came to an end this week during their head-to-head with the Miami Heat. However, they clearly didn’t let the loss affect their mentality going forward, bouncing right back and winning their next two games. They still hold the NBA’s best record at 18-3, and their defensive play
Just when the Cavs’ looked like they were on the decline, LeBron James stepped up and saved the day. At least that’s what happened on Friday in Cleveland’s 130-122 win over the Wizards, which snapped a four-game losing streak.
James scored an NBA season-high 57 points en route to becoming the youngest player in NBA history to reach 29,000 career points, according to ESPN.com. The 32-year-old finished the night with 29,049 career points and it was his 800th straight game
Biggest NBA overreactions: Lonzo Ball’s debut, Warriors’ struggles, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s explosion23 Oct 2017
Every NBA team has played a minimum of two games to start the 2017-18 regular season, so that means it’s time to take incredibly small sample sizes and stretch them as far as possible.
No wasting time. No allowing for regression toward the mean. We need some hot overreactions. Here’s what we got from the first week of NBA action…
The Warriors are going to fall this year
The Magic (2-1) are a better team than the Warriors (1-2). That is a factual
Last 30 seconds of Giannis’ career night show why he’s legit MVP contender.
Milwaukee Bucks forward/guard/whatever Giannis Antetokounmpo has been the biggest story of the young season so far. The Greek Freak scored 37 and 34 points, respectively, in his first two games of the season, and topped those two performances with a career-high 44 in Saturday’s 113-110 win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
Giannis had it going all night long, but it was the last 30 seconds that showed how
LeBron James has officially been ruled out of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks due to the ankle injury he suffered last week, according to Cleveland.com’s Joe Vardon.
James injured the ankle while stepping on a teammate’s foot during practice on Wednesday and caused him to miss the team’s wine and gold scrimmage.
With James out, the Cavs have several options to start in his place. Jae Crowder can take over at