NBA Power Rankings: Grading the Strength in Each Division

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NBA Power Rankings: Grading the Strength in Each Division
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While most power rankings are based on teams, this one is based on each division. Each division has their strengths and weaknesses and star power.

With Kevin Love and Ricky Rubio turning the Minnesota Timberwolves into a possible playoff-bound team, the Northwest Division recently got a boost.

The Pacific Division remains the same, even with Chris Paul being traded to the Los Angeles Clippers since the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns are not the powers they once were.

The Southwest Division remains one of the strongest divisions, with the three Texas teams and the Memphis Grizzlies getting better each season.

The Southeast Division possibly has the most star power, with LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and maybe for the time being, Dwight Howard.

Here are the grades for each division.

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