No, it's not the new math. It's just that a streak of 11 straight wins can move a team up in NBA power rankings. Those numbers are where CBS Sportsline, Sports Illustrated and ESPN place the Nets. CBS Sportsline says New Jersey is second to San Antonio. SI says they have moved to No. 4--but behind Detroit and Dallas. In the most recent ESPN rankings, they are No. 5, behind Detroit, Dallas and Phoenix. The Nets of course beat them all in March. CBS calls Lawrence Frank coach of the month.
- March Edicts: Spurs, Nets spring forward as playoffs loom - Tony Mejia - CBS Sportsline
- Net gains - Marty Burns - Sports Illustrated
- Power Rankings: Nets making a late-season push - Marty Stein - ESPN