This in no way reflects 2010-11 standings. It is simply a look at how the bottom of the league is slowly but surely shifting to the top.
As much as I can't stand this team, they're incredible. Next year, they won't be the underdog in their playoff series. Don't be surprised if this team is competing with the Lakers for top dog next year. And no, the Spurs won't be top dogs again. Trust me on that one. see more on Memphis Grizzlies
Brandon Roy is making sure this small-market team is a contender. Every year, the "experts" count them out, and every year they get better and better. The Blazers' fans are incredible, by the way. see more on Portland Trail Blazers