The Houston Rockets have acquired Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder for Chris Paul in a blockbuster NBA trade that shocked the entire NBA landscape. Chat Sports host James Yoder breaks down the latest NBA Power Rankings in the Western Conference following the Russell Westbrook trade. Where are the Houston Rockets going to rank in the West? James Harden & Russell Westbrook reunite to form one of the best backcourts in the NBA. 

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Kawhi Leonard & traded for Paul George earlier this week & in a matter of days the Oklahoma City Thunder have been involved in two blockbuster trades that sent both of their superstars to other teams in the West. Are the Oklahoma City Thunder tanking? The Los Angeles Lakers have a high-caliber tandem of their own in LeBron James & Anthony Davis. Can LBJ & AD bring the Lakeshow back to life? The Golden State Warriors lost Kevin Durant & will be without Klay Thompson for the majority of next season. Can they still make a run in the Playoffs? Find out on the latest edition of NBA Now from Chat Sports!

NBA Western Conference Power Rankings & Playoff Projections:

#1 Los Angeles Clippers
#2 Denver Nuggets
#3 Utah Jazz
#4 Houston Rockets 
#5 Los Angeles Lakers
#6 Portland Trail Blazers
#7 Golden State Warriors
#8 San Antonio Spurs
#9 Dallas Mavericks
#10 Sacramento Kings
#11 New Orleans Pelicans
#12 Minnesota Timberwolves
#13 Phoenix Suns
#14 Oklahoma City Thunder
#15 Memphis Grizzlies
 

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