The Boston Celtics crawled up one spot to No. 26 in this week's ESPN.com NBA Power Rankings.
Writes curator Marc Stein: "The Celts are 3-1 in February -- after a two-win January -- heading into Monday night's eminently winnable game in Milwaukee. Better yet: While Rajon Rondo continues to work his way back to top form, Jared Sullinger has suddenly averaged 21.2 PPG and 13.4 RPG in his last five games."
The Celtics held firm at No. 4 in ESPN Insider's Tank Rank.
A snippet from curator Chad Ford: "What probably should concern fans is the improved play of Rajon Rondo, who is averaging 14 points, 11 assists and 7.7 rebounds in his past three games while shooting 61 percent from the field. Maybe it's not too late for the Celtics to sell high!"