San Antonio Spurs Remain NBA’s Best Team

Feb 6, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (9) against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Target Center. The Spurs defeated the Timberwolves 104-94. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

 

With just under half of the season remaining, The San Antonio Spurs remain The NBA’s best team. Guard Tony Parker and his 21 points per night have led the way for the veteran Spurs. Tim Dunan has contributed with 17 points, 10 rebounds, and 3 blocks per game.Coach Greg Popovich has his team playing well despite several injuries throughout the season. The San Antonio Spurs are winners of four strait games and nine of their last ten games.

The Miami Heat are making a push for the top spot. LeBron James has been shooting lights out. The superstar is averaging 27 points per game and hitting over 50% of the shots he takes. Miami looks like the NBA Champions they were last season and might be playing at a higher level than the 2011-2012 squad.

The Oklahoma City Thunder are missing James Hardin and it shows. The club traded him away to create some cap space, which is understandable. The problem is they miss his energetic play off of the bench and by trading him they might have set themselves back in a quest for an NBA Championship. They are still one of the NBA’s best, coming in at number three.

The FanSided Radio NBA Power Rankings     

1) San Antonio Spurs  (1) -

2) Miami Heat  (2) -

3) Oklahoma City Thunder (3) -

4) Los Angeles Clippers (5) +1

5) Indiana Pacers (8) +3

6) New York Knicks (4) -2

7) Denver Nuggets (7) -

8) Chicago Bulls (10) +2

9) Memphis Grizzlies (6) -3

10) Brooklyn Nets (NR)

 

 

Topics: Basketball Rankings, Nba, NBA Rankings, Power Rankings, San Antonio Spurs

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