Blakely's NBA Six Pack Power Rankings: Jan. 23
WASHINGTON — All eyes lately have been on the Big Apple for all the wrong reasons.
There was the annual train wreck better known as the New York Knicks doing what they tend to do best - make headlines for all the wrong reasons.
This season has been no exception, even as the J.R. Smith drama has died down a bit.
For a while their borough brethren, the Brooklyn Nets, were just as bad.
Assistant coaches getting exiled, then there was Jason Kidd and Spillgate. And that's not even touching on the career-low stats that were being posted by former Celtics Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.
But then the calendar flipped and the Nets soon flipped the script and went from being a huge disappointment to dominance on a nightly basis.
And now they are making headlines for being a really good team which is what was expected when this star-studded team was put together this past summer.
With that, here's the latest NBA power rankings: