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NBA Power Rankings: Celtics Stay on Top, Clippers and 76ers Climb the Ladder

Check out Jeff Pratt’s latest NBA power rankings as of Friday, December 15.

NBA: New York Knicks at Boston Celtics Eric Canha-USA TODAY Sports

Another Friday, another edition of Jeff Pratt’s power rankings for all 30 teams in the association.

See his full list below!

NBA POWER RANKINGS (December 15, 2023)

1) Boston Celtics

  • Record: 18-5
  • Previous Ranking: 1

2) Minnesota Timberwolves

  • Record: 18-5
  • Previous Ranking: 2

3) Denver Nuggets

  • Record: 16-7
  • Previous Ranking: 3

4) Milwaukee Bucks

  • Record: 17-7
  • Previous Ranking: 4

5) Philadelphia 76ers

  • Record: 16-7
  • Previous Ranking: 8

6) Orlando Magic

  • Record: 16-7
  • Previous Ranking: 7

7) Oklahoma City Thunder

  • Record: 15-8
  • Previous Ranking: 5

8) Los Angeles Lakers

  • Record: 15-10
  • Previous Ranking: 10

9) Indiana Pacers

  • Record: 13-9
  • Previous Ranking: 9

10) Los Angeles Clippers

  • Record: 14-10
  • Previous Ranking: 17

11) Dallas Mavericks

  • Record: 15-9
  • Previous Ranking: 15

12) Sacramento Kings

  • Record: 14-9
  • Previous Ranking: 13

13) Phoenix Suns

  • Record: 13-11
  • Previous Ranking: 6

14) New York Knicks

  • Record: 13-10
  • Previous Ranking: 11

15) Miami Heat

  • Record: 14-11
  • Previous Ranking: 12

16) New Orleans Pelicans

  • Record: 14-11
  • Previous Ranking: 16

17) Houston Rockets

  • Record: 12-9
  • Previous Ranking: 20

18) Brooklyn Nets

  • Record: 13-11
  • Previous Ranking: 18

19) Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Record: 13-12
  • Previous Ranking: 14

20) Golden State Warriors

  • Record: 10-14
  • Previous Ranking: 19

21) Toronto Raptors

  • Record: 10-14
  • Previous Ranking: 22

22) Atlanta Hawks

  • Record: 9-14
  • Previous Ranking: 21

23) Chicago Bulls

  • Record: 10-16
  • Previous Ranking: 23

24) Utah Jazz

  • Record: 9-16
  • Previous Ranking: 25

25) Charlotte Hornets

  • Record: 7-15
  • Previous Ranking: 26

26) Memphis Grizzlies

  • Record: 6-17
  • Previous Ranking: 24

27) Portland Trail Blazers

  • Record: 6-17
  • Previous Ranking: 27

28) Washington Wizards

  • Record: 3-20
  • Previous Ranking: 29

29) San Antonio Spurs

  • Record: 3-20
  • Previous Ranking: 28

30) Detroit Pistons

  • Record: 2-22
  • Previous Ranking: 30

Stay tuned for another installment of Jeff’s power rankings next week!