Last Week: 8
They're a win in Sacramento away from a 5-0 road trip and sport the league's third-best record at 30-12 since the Melo trade last February. No wonder Frank Isola of the New York Daily News proclaimed Saturday night on Twitter that we should start calling it the Gallo trade.
Whoever wins the power rankings wins the title, right? Okay, so power rankings are meaningless. I agree. But they are lots of fun. Three is probably a bit high, I think they've been feasting on bad teams a bit. But they are winning the games they are supposed to win, and can't control the schedule.