The Boston Celtics held firm at No. 26 in this week's ESPN.com NBA Power Rankings.
Writes curator Marc Stien: "Rondo says he's open to "another 10 years in Boston" and ready to talk extension? Just 48 hours before KG and Pierce make their emotional return to town? That's why we pumped Simmons up so much in our Chicago comment. Poor guy needs a lift to survive such an emotional weekend."