The Kings climbed from 19th to 17th in Marc Stein's weekly power rankings of NBA teams. They are ranked ahead of the Knicks, Raptors, Pistons, Clippers, Bucks, Bulls, Bobcats, Pacers, 76ers, Wizards, Warriors, Timberwolves and Nets!
NBA Basketball Power Rankings
One of my best Hanukkah presents: Casspi has been so good that it's totally natural to talk about him all the time. Tyreke has been a certifiable stud … but my guy's coming to Dallas for the Rookie Game, too.