Hollinger's Insider Gems: March 3, 2009

A new Power Rankings king, the West playoff race, Josh Smith's milestone and more

Updated: March 3, 2009, 5:51 PM ET
By John Hollinger |

1. We had a changing of the guard atop the Power Rankings on Monday night. Cleveland's win in Miami gave the Cavs just enough of a nudge to push them past Boston and into the No. 1 spot, regaining the perch they held earlier this season before some midseason injuries pushed them further down the chart.