Week of January 11 - Power Rankings
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  1. DHawes22
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    Posted 01/11/2011 11:06 AM

    From ESPN's Marc Stein-
     Another shock to the system after our recent discussion with Camby about the "snake-bitten" Blazers: Wes Matthews responding to his First Trimester MIP nod with a curse-defying 36 points in Friday's win at Minnesota.
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    He has Portland at 12, up a spot from last week's 13 and just one spot behind our next opponent the New York Knicks. By his count, we are playing the 6th best basketball in the Western Conference, even though our record states it would be 8th. I really can't complain with the rankings. We beat a pretty good Houston team on the road, smothered the Wolves, lost a toughy away in Dallas, and played the Heat just about as good as anyone can right now.
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  1. Herr
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    Posted 01/11/2011 11:34 AM

    Meh, I feel Portland should be up more, but it's better than being 14th or 15th or whatever NBA.com had us at.  The thing is it doesn't seem like we're only 2 games above .500, but that SHOULD change the way the Blazers are playing.  The wins have been huge while the losses have been expected/quiet.

    I still think the Lakers are way too high.  They've lost every competitive match up possible this season and have been living off bottom feeders and playing lame basketball.  Champs or not, I wouldn't put them above the handful of teams that are playing some of the best basketball their franchises have seen.
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  1. ClydeFrog
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    Posted 01/11/2011 1:38 PM

    I'm not so sure we should be up that much higher Herr. We failed to beat an injury-depleted Dallas team and blew a 7 point lead with 2:02 to play against the Heat. We win both of those games, then yes, I'm right with you. But until we can consistently beat quality teams, then #12 is fine by me.
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  1. LAS11291
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    Posted 01/11/2011 9:39 PM

    ^^^Oh, and don't forget we only shot 34.9% tonight against the Knicks.


    12 isn't okay with me...at all.
    I think the 17-20 area would be more appropriate.
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