NBA Power Rankings: The Clippers and Nuggets are making moves
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Well, that didn’t take long. After wrestling No. 1 away from the Milwaukee Bucks last week, the Golden State Warriors returned to the runner-up spot following an up-and-down week that saw the defending champs briefly lose sole possession of the Western Conference lead.
Our panel (ESPN’s Tim MacMahon and Andre’ Snellings, The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears and FiveThirtyEight’s Chris Herring) is ranking all 30 teams from top to bottom, taking stock of which are playing the best basketball and which are looking most like title contenders.
1. Milwaukee Bucks
PREV. RANK LAST WEEK NEXT WEEK 2 3-1 HOU, LAC, @ATL
After enjoying an almost completely healthy season into the month of March, the Bucks have now lost two key rotation pieces for at least a few weeks: First, guard Malcolm Brogdon (plantar fascia tear), and earlier this past week, forward Nikola