The absolutely final power rankings are in. The Celtics are, no surprise, at the top of everyone's list. John Schuhmann of NBA.com puts the Nets at #21 and offers hope for the future. Marc Stein says #22 and takes a look back. Marty Burns of Sports Illustrated agrees but questions how far the Nets' brass will go in rebuilding. John Hollinger, who predicted in preseason the Nets would win 36 games, says #23.
- Final Rankings Are No Surprise: The Celtics Are the Best - John Schuhmann - NBA.com
- Power Rankings: The commissioner's dream - Marc Stein - ESPN
- Celtics No. 1 in final Rankings - Marty Burns - Sports Illustrated
- 2007-2008 Hollinger Power Rankings - John Hollinger - ESPN