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Larry Sanders

The Times' NBA rankings

The Times' NBA rankings

Broderick Turner ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. PORTLAND: Ranked first in the NBA in rebounds per game (46.8) and second in points allowed (96.5). (1) 2. GOLDEN STATE: Has won 11 straight home games to improve to 13-1 at Oracle Arena. (3) 3. ATLANTA: Reports have the Hawks being sold; team still winning games at high clip. (8) 4. MEMPHIS: Grizzlies are 16-4 against the tough Western Conference teams. (11) 5. DALLAS: Rajon Rondo scored a season-high 29 points in return to Boston for first time since trade to Mavericks. (7) 6. CHICAGO: Despite shooting 23.3% (14 for 60) in his last three games, Derrick...