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NBA power rankings for December 27

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The Indiana Pacers remain atop this week’s NBA power rankings. The only other team from the Eastern Conference in the top ten resides in Miami with the Heat.

The Portland Trail Blazers are the top team from the Western Conference (second overall), followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockers, Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks.

Our Detroit Pistons check in at No. 17, three spots higher than they were in the last edition of rankings.

The Denver Nuggets and Memphis Grizzles fell the furthest (four spots) while the Toronto Raptors made the biggest jump forward (four spots).

  1. Indiana 23-5
  2. Portland 24-5
  3. Oklahoma City 23-5
  4. San Antonio 23-7
  5. Miami 22-6
  6. LA Clippers 20-11
  7. Houston 20-11
  8. Phoenix 17-10
  9. Golden State 17-13
  10. Dallas 16-13
  11. Atlanta 16-13
  12. Denver 14-13
  13. Minnesota 13-15
  14. New Orleans 12-14
  15. Washington 12-13
  16. Charlotte 14-15
  17. Detroit 14-16
  18. LA Lakers 13-16
  19. Memphis 12-16
  20. Chicago 11-16
  21. Toronto 11-15
  22. Boston 12-17
  23. Cleveland 10-18
  24. Brooklyn 9-19
  25. New York 9-19
  26. Orlando 8-20
  27. Sacramento 8-19
  28. Philadelphia 8-20
  29. Utah 8-23
  30. Milwaukee 6-22

*All stats via ESPN.com

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