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Power Rankings: Milwaukee inches up to No. 22

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets in a tight victory before losing handily to the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday. They bump up one spot to No. 22 in ESPN's Power Rankings.

Here's what Marc Stein had to say:

"After engaging in as much trade chatter as anyone, Milwaukee ultimately stayed quiet at the deadline. The focus thus shifts to the storybook addition of Steve Novak, Greg Monroe's eyebrow-raising move to the bench and, of course, Jabari Parker, who just strung together the first consecutive 20-point games of his young career to help the Bucks follow a five-game skid with a 3-1 uptick."