By Tony Andracki & Mark Strotman
Each Monday throughout the regular season, Mark Strotman and Tony Andracki will rank all 30 NBA teams. Below are Week 2 Power Rankings. Think we're way off? Agree with our picks? Hit us up on Twitter at@BullsTalkCSNwith comments or criticisms.
Past rankings: Preseason Week 1 Week 2
Tony: Well-rounded team has best record in NBA.
Mark: They haven't lost since Opening Night.
Tony: Second only because Memphis has rattled off 8 straight.
Mark: Carmelo is your November MVP, hands down.
Tony: Will hold the best record when it's all said and done.
Mark: LeBron playing on another level.
Tony: KDTrey? More like KDTripleDouble.
Mark: Ginobili getting healthy is important in Leonard's absence.
Tony: Just solid. Boring, but solid.
Mark: Jamal Crawford: 20.7 points in 28.1 minutes.
Tony: Statement win over the Bulls Saturday.
Mark: Kevin Martin getting comfortable.7
Tony: See? Back to .500 already.
Mark: Successes have been overshadowed by Knicks.8
Tony: This team missed Brook Lopez last year.
Mark: The Central is theirs to take, it appears.
Tony: Yep, Jennings and Ellis can definitely co-exist.
Mark: Offense looks great under D'Antoni.
Tony: They need to get the shooting guard spot nailed down.
Mark: Depth on the wing is complementing Holiday.
Tony: Can Jrue Holiday carry this team now?
Mark: Just 2-4 on the road, but biding time before Dirk returns.
Tony: What is going on with the defense?
Mark: Injury-riddled, but no-namers keep stepping up.
Tony: Collison is having a resurgent season.
Mark: Rondo averaging 13.1 assists through 11 games.
Tony: Teague taking over the offense now.
Mark: Road trip travel starting to take its toll.
Tony: They could really use Bogut right now.
Mark: Lillard continues his ROY pace.
Tony: Fighting through the injuries, though Roy might be done.
Mark: Harrison Barnes looking more comfortable each night.
Tony: Asik making free throws? Huh.
Mark: Not giving up on this talented group.
Tony: Bold prediction: Batum -- not Aldridge -- leads POR in scoring this year.
Mark: Where was this Kyle Korver (10.9 ppg, 46.5 from 3) in Chicago?
Tony: Manimal is emerging as a bonafide stud.
Mark: MKG taking on the same role as he did at Kentucky.
Tony: Guess they need Granger more than we all thought, huh?
Mark: Millsap-Favors-Jefferson frontcourt is coming into form.
Tony: Will the big lineup (Al-Jeff, Favors, Milsap) lead to success?
Mark: Chandler Parsons a pleasant surprise for Houston.
Tony: Kemba Walker: All-Star?
Mark: Nash-to-Dragic transition has been essentially seamless.
Tony: Frontcourt play from GortatScola a big boost.
Mark: Even without Granger, early season's biggest disappointment.
Tony: Anthony Davis' offensive game looks polished already.
Mark: Al-Farouq Aminu quietly putting it all together.
Tony: Falling back to Earth after hot start.
Mark: Jameer Nelson finally back and healthy.
Tony: Need to make decision on Calderon: Trade or keep?
Mark: Young guns haven't made the jump. Yet.
Tony: Mired in a rough six-game losing streak.
Mark: Nothing going on in a crowded frontcourt.
Tony: Tyreke Evans has regressed big-time.
Mark: Isaiah Thomas benched for Aaron Brooks. Not a good sign.
Tony: Time to play Andre Drummond more?
Mark: Impressive 20-point win over Boston on Sunday.
Tony: Only winless team left in NBA.
Mark: Emeka Okafor having a resurgent year.