By Tony Andracki & Mark Strotman
Each Monday throughout the regular season, Mark Strotman and Tony Andracki will rank all 30 NBA teams. Below are Week 2 Power Rankings. Think we're way off? Agree with our picks? Hit us up on Twitter at@BullsTalkCSNwith comments or criticisms.
Past rankings: Preseason Week 1
Tony: Wow. Never thought I'd lead off with NY.
Mark: LeBron put on one for the ages vs. Houston
Tony: Huh. Maybe age won't ever catch up to them.
Mark: Duncan may never slow down.
Tony: Ray Allen a perfect fit in South Beach.
Mark: Still the NBA's only undefeated.
Tony: Kevin Martin replacing Harden admirably.
Mark: Ibaka has an offensive game. Look out.
Tony: Griffin's numbers have generally declined each year.
Mark: Still the best team in Los Angeles.
Tony: They'll be fine. Stop freaking out.
Mark: No Mayo hasn't hurt Memphis' sandwich.7
Tony: D-Will looks rejuvenated. Could be in MVP talks.
Mark:4-game win streak had Denver rolling before Phoenix loss.8
Tony: Rondo has taken his game to another level.
Mark: D'Antoni will do wonders for a team with great individual defenders.
Tony: Very solid team. Z-Bo is back with a vengeance.
Mark: 2-game road win streak has them back on track.
Tony: Coming off a week with two tough losses.
Mark: Jennings continues to roll in contract year.
Tony: Holiday is on fire, but Bynum news a big blow.
Mark: If Hinrich's out, defense suffers big time.
Tony: They just need a bit more time to gel.
Mark: Brook Lopez benefitting early.
Tony: JenningsEllis learning how to co-exist?
Mark: They're winning, and Love return on the horizon.
Tony: And suddenly, Bulls may be favorites in Central again.
Mark: Bynum news (out until January) is huge.
Tony: Teague improved, but needs to jump to another level.
Mark: Injuries really piling up in the front court.
Tony: Mayo on fire, but can he be a No. 2 option when Dirk returns?
Mark: Always good to win a triple-overtime game.
Tony: Bogut's health could damper playoff aspirations.
Mark: Horford healthy and looking great.
Tony: Injuries are decimating a decent team.
Mark: Granger to miss 3 months. Paging Paul George.
Tony: At least Mo Williams is looking good.
Mark: Huge win over the Nuggets on Monday.
Tony: Who said Omer couldn't play offense?
Mark: Anthony Davis didn't miss a step post-concussion.
Tony: Gortat is a monster, but he and Dragic need help.
Mark: Maybe Asik is worth 25 million.
Tony: Seriously, no depth. Injury to starter would derail this team.
Mark: Tough schedule last week, but they've lost 4 straight.
Tony: Surprisingly hot start, but won't last.
Mark: Klay Thompson's shooting needs to improve, and it will.
Tony: My boy Kemba is turning into a star.
Mark: Kemba Walker early favorite for most improved player.
Tony: Kyrie has gone to next level, but not much of a supporting cast.
Mark: Lowry could be out another week.
Tony: Lowry injury allows them to showcase Calderon for trades.
Mark: 2-0 start may have been a mirage.
Tony: And...there it is. This is more like what I expected.
Mark: Waiters is starting to really get it going.
Tony: Cousins is a child. But a very talented child.
Mark: See: last week. Cousins hasn't grown up.
Tony: Hasn't Seraphin earned more minutes?
Mark: Bradley Beal looking like the right pick.
Tony: Laughable start to the season. Ouch.
Mark: How have they not won with Greg Monroe?