Atlanta Hawks: Eastern Conference Power Rankings, Dec. 10

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The Atlanta Hawks have won their last two games in a very tight Eastern Conference after having five days off in between. Where do they land this week’s power rankings?

As we enter the full second week of December, the Eastern Conference is surprisingly more competitive and therefore better than the Western Conference. First place to tenth place in the East is only separated by three games. In the West, undefeated Golden State has a five-game lead over second place San Antonio.

The Atlanta Hawks had a much-deserved five days off between games, winning both contests over Western foes in the Los Angeles Lakers at home on Friday night and against the Dallas Mavericks in Big D last night.

Stepping out of the donnybrook that is the East as went enter the final weeks of 2015 seemed the give the Atlanta Hawks a needed boost of rejuvenation after playing a ridiculous amount of games in the season’s first two months and change.

Like I said, one to ten in the East is very close and all ten of those teams certainly have playoff aspirations. It’s good to see the East as competitive as it has been in nearly two decades. Without further ado, here are this week’s Eastern Conference Power Rankings.

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