Modified: December 10, 2007 at 12:48 am •  Published: December 10, 2007
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NBA power poll
The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry ranks the NBA's top 10 teams.

•1. Boston Celtics (17-2) (Previous 1)


Winning by a league-best average margin of 13.9 points.

•2. San Antonio Spurs (17-3) (Previous 2)

Haven't missed a beat without Tim Duncan.

•3. Phoenix Suns (16-5) (Previous 3)

No excuse for hiccup against the lowly Timberwolves.

•4. Orlando Magic (16-5) (Previous 4)

Dwight Howard is the league MVP so far.

•5. New Orleans Hornets (13-7) (Previous 6)

Playing good ball, but here come those injuries again.

•6. Detroit Pistons (13-6) (Previous 8)

Opponents' 92.2 points per game is league's second best.

•7. Dallas Mavericks (13-8) (Previous 7)

In a word: underachieving.

•8. Utah Jazz (13-8) (Previous 5)

Three-game road skid last week against Kings, Spurs and Mavs.

•9. Denver Nuggets (13-8) (Previous 9)

Winners of four of their past five.

•10. Golden State Warriors (11-8) (Previous: unranked)

Stephen Jackson is averaging 22.2 points since returning from suspension.

Note: Team records and stats through Saturday