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2013 nba Way Too Early NBA Power Rankings  

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After the NBA draft and a number of high profile free agents switching teams, what would the NBA power rankings look like if the season started right now? (Note, I made this list on July 17, 2013).
Miami Heat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Way Too Early NBA Power Rankings
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The Miami Heat are an American professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida. The team is a member of the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association. They play their home games at the American Airlines Arena in Downtown Miami. The team owner is Micky Arison, who also owns cruise-ship giant Carnival Corporation. The team president and de facto general manager is Pat Riley, and the head coach is Erik Spoelstra. The mascot of the team is Burnie, an anthropomorphic fireball. Formed in 1988 as one of the NBA's four expansion franchises, the Heat have won three league championships, five conference titles and 11 division titles. From February 3 to ...more

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Brooklyn Nets is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Way Too Early NBA Power Rankings
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The Brooklyn Nets are an American professional basketball franchise based in Brooklyn, New York, a borough of New York City. They compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team was established in 1967 as a charter franchise of the NBA's rival league, the American Basketball Association. They were known as the New Jersey Americans during their first season, before moving to Long Island in 1968 and changing their name to the New York Nets. During this time, the Nets won two ABA championships. In 1976, the ABA merged with the NBA, and the Nets were absorbed into the NBA along with three other ABA teams. In 1977, the team ...more

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Oklahoma City Thunder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Way Too Early NBA Power Rankings
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The Oklahoma City Thunder is an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The team plays in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association. Its home court is at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The Thunder's NBA Development League affiliate is the Oklahoma City Blue, which is owned by the Thunder. The Thunder is the only team in the major professional North American sports leagues based in the state of Oklahoma. Formerly the Seattle SuperSonics, the team relocated in 2008 after a dispute between owner Clay Bennett and lawmakers in Seattle, Washington. As the SuperSonics, the franchise qualified for the NBA Playoffs 22 times, won ...more

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Los Angeles Clippers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Way Too Early NBA Power Rankings
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The Los Angeles Clippers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California. The Clippers are a member of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association. The Clippers play their home games at the Staples Center, an arena shared with the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA, the Los Angeles Sparks of the Women's National Basketball Association, and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League. The franchise was founded in 1970 as the Buffalo Braves, one of three expansion teams to join the NBA that year. The Braves moved from Buffalo, New York to San Diego, California in 1978 and became known as the San Diego Clippers. In 1984, ...more

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