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The Sports Network's NBA Power Poll

(As of Friday, January 30)

By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor

TeamRecordPrevious Rank
1. ATLANTA HAWKS38-81
   Yeah, it's time. They've earned it.
2. GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS36-72
   Big night from David Lee in loss to Chicago. So very deep.
3. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES34-123
   Zach Randolph has been an unstoppable force since injury return.
4. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS32-1411
   Won 6 straight as Doc barely played 7 guys last time out.
5. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS32-144
   Is LaMarcus Aldridge nuts, or the biggest pro-team guy in the NBA?
6. HOUSTON ROCKETS32-148
   If Harden keeps them this high with Howard out, how's he not MVP?
7. TORONTO RAPTORS31-157
   Own a 12 1/2 game lead in the Atlantic. Too early for magic number?
8. WASHINGTON WIZARDS31-166
   Difference between 3rd/4th seed in the East is matchup with CLE or MIL.
9. DALLAS MAVERICKS30-175
   Since outburst vs. BOS on Jan. 2, Rondo has scored double figures twice.
10. SAN ANTONIO SPURS30-1710
   I'm not angry about Tim Duncan making the All-Star team.
11. CHICAGO BULLS30-189
   Loss at home to MIA, road win at Golden State, road loss to Lakers. Odd.
12. CLEVELAND CAVALIERS27-2013
   Probably should move up higher, but I've been burnt before by these Cavs.
13. PHOENIX SUNS27-2012
   5-2 on 8-game homestand, which keeps them ahead in race for 8th seed.
14. OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER23-2314
   Hard to put 2 All-Stars on a team outside playoff race. West coaches did.
15. MILWAUKEE BUCKS24-2215
   Just a hodge-podge group that plays as a unit. Exact opposite of 2013-14.
16. NEW ORLEANS PELICANS24-2216
   I'll put Anthony Davis as early favorite for All-Star Game MVP.
17. CHARLOTTE BOBCATS19-2719
   Kemba Walker injury is horrible. One of my favorites in the league.
18. MIAMI HEAT20-2518
   Thought Dwyane Wade would get AS nod. Don't think he should have.
19. DENVER NUGGETS19-2817
   They should be better than this. Not much, but a little better.
20. BROOKLYN NETS18-2720
   Haven't won at home in 2015.
21. BOSTON CELTICS16-2823
   A 3-3 road trip moves you up 2 at the bottom of this list.
22. DETROIT PISTONS17-3021
   That was a fun couple of weeks wasn't it? Pay Greg Monroe.
23. SACRAMENTO KINGS16-2822
   Boogie, you got robbed.
24. INDIANA PACERS17-3125
   Hardest team to find something to write about every week.
25. UTAH JAZZ16-3024
   Trey Burke playing decently off the bench. A lot of good talent here.
26. LOS ANGELES LAKERS13-3427
   Great win over the Bulls in double overtime. Don't give up. Damn right.
27. ORLANDO MAGIC15-3426
   Jacque Vaughn may not make it through the weekend per Wojo.
28. NEW YORK KNICKS9-3828
   Where do they get off beating the Oklahoma City Thunder?
29. PHILADELPHIA 76ERS9-3729
   Creating a decent future bench, now they just need the starters.
30. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES8-3730
   Once Rubio and Shabazz return, they'll go past LAL in western conference.

As of January 30, 2015, at 10:55 AM ET