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Forget about which teams are good in the NBA right now, Bill Simmons ranks the teams that have a shot at winning it all.

Updated: November 30, 2005, 2:30 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

In Marc Stein's weekly Power Rankings, he pegged Miami as the 16th-best team in the league this week. In other words, maybe there aren't 15 better teams than Miami, but 15 teams are playing better right now. Which is fine. But if we're running Power Polls from that perspective, shouldn't we also be running an occasional power poll devoted to which teams have the best ongoing chance to win the title? After all, only eight teams have a realistic chance of winning the NBA title ... and Miami is one ...

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