After 13 in a row, Mavs still No. 13

PER Diem: March 11, 2010

Updated: March 12, 2010, 10:17 AM ET
By John Hollinger |
Kevin DurantLayne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty ImagesThe Mavs are four-and-a-half games up on the Thunder. But can they beat KD & Co. in the playoffs?

This is the fourth season of the Power Rankings, and most of the time the world order is fairly straightforward. Generally, the teams at the top (and bottom) are there for a reason, and the rankings more or less follow the general consensus of NBA observers.