CC Power Rankings: January 11

Christmas has come and gone. The New Year parties are over. We have reached the point of the NBA season where teams are simultaneously gearing up for the stretch run while also counting down the days until the All-Star break. This edition of our power rankings series takes a look at the top 15 teams throughout the […]

The NBA and Christmas Day: a study in excess and greed

Ebenezer Scrooge, before his moment of conversion — that’s today’s NBA. It used to be that Christmas Day featured two NBA games. In the 2006-2007 season (likely due to the television restraints posed by the presence of Monday Night Football), the NBA played only one game on Christmas Day.  Going dark on Christmas Day is […]

NBA power rankings: pre-Christmas breakdown

While basketball lovers and aficionados watch the NBA all year long, a subsection of fans seems to ignore the sport until the blitz of games that Christmas Day brings. If you fall into that latter category, this pre-Christmas power rankings update is for you. The league has seen one of its most exciting starts in […]