NBA Power Rankings week 11: OKC Thunder continues hot streak

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OKC Thunder Power Ranking Week 9
OKC Thunder Power Ranking Week 9 DECEMBER 19: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks and LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) /

Previous: 7th. Los Angeles Lakers. 3. team. 20. . 29-7

Los Angeles Lakers:

Offense: (111.9) 5th
Defense: (104.8) 4th
Net: (plus +7.1)  3rd

Games Week 11 (3-0): Won vs Suns: 117-107, Pelicans: 123-113, Pistons: 106-99
Games Week 12 (3 games): Tues vs Knicks | Fri at Mavericks | Sat at Thunder

The performance of the Lakers to this point in the season is no longer surprising. They do what is necessary to win with their vets offering the supplementary benefits LeBron James and Anthony Davis require. Although it’s never certain who is going to be the helper on any given night.

That might work in the Lakers favor because opponents have to prepare for the two superstars, Kyle Kuzma and any of another four or five players who could have the hot hand that night.

The Pistons was the only game that offered much resistance and it also provided the most exciting stat for the week as the Lakeshow delivered 20 (yeah — TWENTY) blocks.

Week 12 offers the third meeting between LeBron and Luka — must watch TV already!