NBA power rankings: Clippers fifth, Lakers 20th

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers lost three out of four games last week to fall to 20th in SB Nation's power rankings.

The Los Angeles Lakers lost three games last week to fall to 9-12 on the season and they dropped five spots to 20th in Seth Rosenthal's NBA power rankings on SB Nation.

The Lakers lost to Houston, Oklahoma City and Utah last week while their only win came against a struggling New Orleans Hornets team that has lost three straight games and has opened the season with a 5-14 record.

The Lakers are in third in the Pacific division standings and sit 5.5 games behind the first-place Los Angeles Clippers.

The Clippers went 4-0 last week as they beat Utah, Dallas, Phoenix and Toronto to improve to 14-6 on the season. The Clippers jumped two spots from seventh to fifth in the power rankings this week.

The Clippers currently have a one-game lead over second-place Golden State in the Pacific Division as the Warriors have won three straight games and are 13-7 overall.

See SB Nation's complete NBA power rankings by clicking here.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.