Power Rankings: C's dip to No. 27

The Boston Celtics slipped two spots to No. 27 in this week's ESPN.com NBA Power Rankings.

Writes curator Marc Stein: "No one will remember any of this if the Celts strike lottery gold ... but this keeps happening in the sobering present: Milwaukee just joined Charlotte and Cleveland to become the third team in the calendar year of 2013 to halt to a skid of 10 or more consecutive defeats at Boston's expense."

The Bucks, who visit Boston on Tuesday night, remain No. 30 in the rankings despite two wins over the Celtics.

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