The Boston Celtics continue to climb the ESPN.com NBA Power Rankings, shuffling up three spots to No. 22 this week. Writes curator Marc Stein:
Rajon Rondo's spirited start, Marcus Smart's escape from a long-term injury after that nasty fall and another eye-popping win you didn't expect -- this time Saturday night in Chicago -- have all combined to drown out our outrage about those ghastly new alternate unis. For now.