ESPN's Marc Stein and SI's Chris Mannix have released their updated NBA power rankings. Guess which team sits atop both polls? The Celtics. The team that should have been #1 in every preseason poll.
Here's what Mannix has to say about the Celtics:
isn't he? Wallace, who is averaging 10.0 points and 4.0 rebounds, has
ensured that the Celtics don't miss a beat when Kevin Garnett is out of
the lineup. He may be needed to fill Garnett's shoes more often, too:
Said one Bulls player, "KG's knee just doesn't look healthy."
what kind of D we'll see from the C's when they're focused. They held
the Hornets to 87 on Sunday and at times you were asking: "What's
The Magic are ranked #2 in both polls.