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IndyFan
08-11-2008, 10:04 AM
Saw this and thought you might like to see it.

Ranking the West - Hoops World


There have been some changes made in the Western Conference this summer, and there will likely be some more before it's all said done. Here's a look at the way the conference shapes up today with the rosters as currently constituted.

1. Los Angeles Lakers
2. San Antonio Spurs
3. New Orleans Hornets
4. Utah Jazz

5. Houston Rockets - Stop me if you've heard this one before: if Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming stay healthy, the Rockets could make some noise in 2008-09. Unfortunately, it just never seems to materialize. As it stands now, the Rockets are a playoff team but probably not a true contender. Anyone else think Houston should strongly consider moving McGrady to Detroit for Chauncey Billups and Tayshaun Prince?

6. Dallas Mavericks
7. Phoenix Suns
8. Denver Nuggets
9. Portland Trail Blazers
10. Los Angeles Clippers
11. Golden State Warriors
12. Sacramento Kings
13. Memphis Grizzlies
14. Minnesota Timberwolves
15. Oklahoma City TBA's

hoops world ("http://www.hoopsworld.com/Story.asp?story_id=9604)

:)

mightybosstone
08-11-2008, 10:57 AM
We were 2 games away from the first seed last season with Yao out for 32 games and rookies playing an integral part of the team. With Yao back and Artest and Barry added, how is this team 5th? And how does that blurb not mention Artest's addition at all? Was that made before the Artest trade was announced?

bbinthepark
08-11-2008, 12:33 PM
it says last updated 7/27, but he must have written the Houston section before the trade. there's no way any writer says Houston isn't a serious contender now.

HouRealCoach
08-11-2008, 12:42 PM
I never trust Hoopsworld all they do is lie and state opinions

t-mac1nukka
08-11-2008, 02:47 PM
hoopsworld has always been a pretty bad site.

stevefrancis
08-11-2008, 02:47 PM
everyones hatin on houston always putting em down because of injuries they think we were a 8th seed last year actin like we suck. 55 games won and yao was out with a new system which took us time to learn the first part of the season. now they know the offense and if everyones healthy i see no team beating us.

Jay22Redd
08-11-2008, 03:54 PM
this was made before the artest trade

goku
08-11-2008, 11:15 PM
its not updated this happened before the trade

stevefrancis
08-11-2008, 11:34 PM
forget this article it has the spurs second and utah 4th when they never get home court and everyone needs to realize denver will not make the playoffs after they gave marcus camby away for nothing.

Rhyming Rebel
08-12-2008, 04:45 AM
I'll update it for us

1. Houston Rockets
2. LA Lakers
3. NO Hornets
4. Utah Jazz
5. Portland TrailBlazers
6. SA Spurs
7. Dallas Mavs
8. Phoenix Suns
9. GS Warriors
10.Denver Nuggets
11.Sacramento Kings
12.Memphis Grizzlies
13.LA Clippers

JOSETHEALLSTAR
08-14-2008, 05:16 PM
we should be second