Rank, Team, Record
•1. Boston, 39-9
Playing well despite Kevin Garnett's absence.
•2. Detroit, 36-13
Seven-game winning streak has them chasing a No. 1 seed.
•3. Phoenix, 35-15
It's safe to say they're the league's best team with Shaq.
•4. New Orleans, 34-15
Now's a good time to start believing that they're for real.
•5. Dallas, 34-15
Trades by the Lakers, Spurs and Suns have made it tough on the Mavs.
•26. New York, 15-36
Ben Wallace/Jermaine O'Neal trade rumors? Say it ain't so.
•27. Seattle, 13-37
Kevin Durant might have hit the rookie wall.
•28. Memphis, 13-37
Six-game losing streak tells it all.
•29. Minnesota, 10-38
Al Jefferson is wasting away in the Twin Cities.
•30. Miami, 9-40
It's weird seeing Shawn Marion in a Heat uniform.