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Where Are Celtics in New Look East?

In our Week 4 NBA Power Rankings, the Boston Celtics Drop out of the Top 5 after a brutal 5-game road trip. Plenty of movement and reshuffling this week as the NBA landscape sorts itself out.

The fourth week of the NBA season saw our first blockbuster trade, as Jimmy Butler was traded from Minnesota to Philadelphia in exchange for Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and Jerryd Bayless.

Does the trade make the 76ers championship contenders, or does Philadelphia still have moves left to make themselves into a title team.

The Milwaukee Bucks had a statement week, blowing out the Golden State Warriors on national television as well as taking down the Denver Nuggets. Led by Giannis Antetokuonmp’s MVP-like play, the Bucks have best net rating in the entire NBA and now boast wins over Toronto, Golden State, Denver, Philadelphia, and Indiana.

Steph Curry has been lighting the league on fire, only slowed by an adductor strain suffered aginst the Bucks that could keep him out a few more games. Kemba Walker is nipping at his heels, doing the best Curry impression in the league, hoisting more than 10 threes per game.

Tyson Chandler was released by the lowly Phoenix Suns and signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, where he’s made an early impact.

The NBA rookie of the year race is heating up with Luka Doncic, Trae Young and many others turning heads with their play.

Here are our NBA power rankings for the week. Stick around to see where the Boston Celtics land and let us know in the comments or on Twitter what you think of our rankings.

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