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Ranking the NBA teams

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala injured his ankle in Friday’s win over the Portland Trail Blazers. He was questionable for Saturday’s game. ... Iguodala (9) reaches for a pass before scoring against the Atlanta Hawks during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Atlanta.
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala injured his ankle in Friday’s win over the Portland Trail Blazers. He was questionable for Saturday’s game. ... Iguodala (9) reaches for a pass before scoring against the Atlanta Hawks during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Atlanta. The Associated Press

With records through Friday and last week’s ranking:

1. Warriors – 58-6 (last week 1)

With their record, the Warriors don’t need to rush Andre Iguodala back from his ankle injury.

2. Spurs – 55-10 (LW 2)

Manu Ginobili’s return from injury only adds confidence to the roster.

3. Cavaliers – 46-18 (LW 3)

Kevin Love must play at an All-Star level for Cleveland to have a chance at the NBA title.

4. Raptors – 43-20 (LW 4)

Toronto has won eight of 10 to keep pressure on Cleveland.

5. Clippers – 42-22 (LW 5)

Chris Paul is having an MVP-caliber season in Blake Griffin’s absence.

6. Celtics – 39-27 (LW 6)

Boston is concerned about Jae Crowder’s ankle injury.

7. Grizzlies – 39-26 (LW 7)

Injuries are forcing Memphis to scramble to keep the roster together.

8. Thunder – 44-21 (LW 8)

Multiple off-court tragedies have hit Oklahoma City this season.

9. Heat – 38-27 (LW 9)

Chris Bosh announced his health has improved, but his return to the lineup is uncertain.

10. Hornets – 36-28 (LW 12)

More people should be talking about Kemba Walker’s All-Star snub.

11. Hawks – 36-29 (LW 11)

Consistency has been elusive for Atlanta after several players had great seasons in 2014-15.

12. Trail Blazers – 34-32 (LW 10)

Portland has turned its season around thanks partly due to a 20-12 record at home.

13. Pacers – 34-30 (LW 14)

C.J. Miles’ recent return from a calf injury is important for Indiana’s hopes in the postseason.

14. Pistons – 33-32 (LW 15)

Detroit is hanging on to the eighth spot in the East.

15. Rockets – 33-32 (LW 16)

Houston has won three straight after it appeared the Rockets might fall out of playoff contention.

16. Mavericks – 33-32 (LW 13)

Dallas has lost four straight, and its schedule is not getting easier.

17. Bulls – 32-32 (LW 18)

Backcourt injuries continue to hamper Chicago.

18. Wizards – 30-34 (LW 17)

After reaching .500, Washington has lost four straight.

19. Jazz – 30-35 (LW 19)

Utah, which has remained competitive through injuries much of the season, has lost seven of 10.

20. Magic – 28-36 (LW 20)

Aaron Gordon continues to develop his game and prove he’s more than a dunker.

21. Bucks – 27-38 (LW 22)

Milwaukee has improved as the season has progressed.

23. Nuggets – 27-38 (LW 24)

Emmanuel Mudiay’s ongoing improvement is reflected in his career-high 30-point game against Phoenix on Thursday.

23. Pelicans – 24-40 (LW 23)

New Orleans’ injuries have given Norris Cole an opportunity to play.

24. Kings – 25-39 (LW 21)

Sacramento has lost eight of nine.

25. Knicks – 27-40 (LW 25)

Is the triangle offense no longer effective in today’s NBA?

26. Timberwolves – 21-45 (LW 26)

Ricky Rubio with a game-winning three? Anything is possible.

27. Nets – 18-47 (LW 27)

Who will be the next coach in Brooklyn?

28. Lakers – 14-52 (LW 28)

Los Angeles recently won three of five for the first time this season.

29. Suns – 17-48 (LW 29)

Devin Booker might garner some Rookie of the Year consideration.

30. 76ers – 9-56 (LW 30)

Jahlil Okafor’s season-ending knee injury marks a disappointing end to his rookie year.

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