Power Rankings: Knicks moving up


ESPN.com's Marc Stein gave the New York Knicks some props in his most recent Power Rankings, boosting them two spots to No. 18 after an undefeated week.

Writes Stein: "Props to the Knicks. Amid all the J.R. Smith noise, Amar'e Stoudemire is starting to stir, Iman Shumpert and Ray Felton are finally giving them something in the backcourt and Carmelo Anthony has had a few five-assist games lately. The result is a 5-1 run ... with Tyson Chandler due back soon.

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