Which teams will rule the NBA in the second half? Our experts give you their take on basketball's balance of power each week with the ESPN.com Power Rankings, but that's only part of the equation. The second half of the season is set to provide teams with a banner opportunity to demonstrate their championship credentials -- or lack thereof. Which teams do you believe are the contenders and pretenders?

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NBA Power Rankings

76ers

76ers

Philadelphia 76ers
20-14

Bobcats

Bobcats

Charlotte Bobcats
4-28

Bucks

Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks
13-20

Bulls

Bulls

Chicago Bulls
27-8

Cavaliers

Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers
13-18

Celtics

Celtics

Boston Celtics
15-17

Clippers

Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers
20-11

Grizzlies

Grizzlies

Memphis Grizzlies
19-15

Hawks

Hawks

Atlanta Hawks
20-14

Heat

Heat

Miami Heat
27-7

Hornets

Hornets

New Orleans Hornets
8-25

Jazz

Jazz

Utah Jazz
15-17

Kings

Kings

Sacramento Kings
11-22

Knicks

Knicks

New York Knicks
17-18

Lakers

Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers
20-14

Magic

Magic

Orlando Magic
22-13

Mavericks

Mavericks

Dallas Mavericks
21-13

Nets

Nets

New Jersey Nets
10-25

Nuggets

Nuggets

Denver Nuggets
18-17

Pacers

Pacers

Indiana Pacers
21-12

Pistons

Pistons

Detroit Pistons
11-24

Raptors

Raptors

Toronto Raptors
10-23

Rockets

Rockets

Houston Rockets
20-14

Spurs

Spurs

San Antonio Spurs
24-10

Suns

Suns

Phoenix Suns
14-20

Thunder

Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder
27-7

Timberwolves

Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves
17-17

Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers
18-16

Warriors

Warriors

Golden State Warriors
13-17

Wizards

Wizards

Washington Wizards
7-26

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