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NBA Power Ranking Lists: How Pundits Rank Houston Rockets Week 15

By Tamberlyn Richardson
Feb 19, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Houston Rockets players celebrate against the Phoenix Suns during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Rockets won 116-100. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 19, 2016; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Houston Rockets players celebrate against the Phoenix Suns during the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Rockets won 116-100. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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Where National Pundits place Houston Rockets on NBA Power Ranking Lists week 15

Week 15 of the 2015-16 season is in the books and with that the new NBA Power Ranking Lists are out, so lets take a look at where the Houston Rockets were ranked.

In Week 15 the Houston Rockets bounced back from a tough week with wins over Miami and Phoenix prior to losing to the Blazers.

That Blazers game was pivotal as Portland is chasing them for a playoff spot at the bottom of the ladder.  Heading into Week 16 they’ll face the Blazers again along with Golden State.

Lets see where the pundits rank the Rockets in week 15:

Pundits Lists:

John Schuhmann of nba.com seemingly found his seers crystal ball as he predicted a fall from the playoff seeds shortly:  Full week 15 list

Matt Moore of CBS Can’t offer the complete list this week nor the verbage he used since I was late getting to this update and he doesn’t archive his weeks. I can tell you he ranked the team 18th this week.

Marc Stein ESPN  Stein dropped the Rockets 1 spot this week  Full List.

Jeremy Woo of Sports Illustrated  Drops the Rockets 2 spots and points out the Rockets pursuers are hot on their heels with little time for the Rockets to make a push. His full list is here.

Power Rank Jeremy Woo Week 15
Power Rank Jeremy Woo Week 15

Short list this week given it’s going up late and many sites don’t allow you to check previous weeks ranking.

That wraps up the National Media NBA Power Ranking Lists for Week 15 of the season. What are your thoughts on how the pundits ranked the Rockets? Let us know in the comments section below.

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