Power Rankings: Jazz, Hornets make their move; Heat, Bulls slide

Updated: November 20, 2006, 11:11 AM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

One week into the season, one of our most trusted contacts from the Weekend Dime's web of front-office executives, coaches and scouts labeled this "the most athletic team they've ever had in Utah."


Two weeks later, it's time for a new superlative to describe the Utah Jazz.

In one of the easiest decisions ever for the committee (of one), thanks to Utah's 9-1 launch, Jerry Sloan's kids have claimed the No. 1 spot in the latest edition of ESPN.com's NBA Power Rankings, rising above mighty San Antonio and a thicket of slow-starting contenders that seem to have adopted the Miami's laissez-faire approach to the regular season.

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