3. Memphis Grizzlies (Previous Week: 4)
The Grizzlies pulled off seven straight wins before their loss in Miami. No longer are they a team just happy to be mentioned in the conversation. Memphis has made a statement. The Grizzlies made the most significant improvement in the rankings this week because their run comes on the cusp of trading the team’s leading scorer, Rudy Gay. There aren’t many teams that can trade their leading scorer and not miss a beat. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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