Hornets ride high, Spurs still tops

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The Spurs sit atop the Power Rankings for the second week in a row, but the Hornets created the most noise by extending their winning streak to a season-high nine games in impressive fashion.

The Hornets' 4-0 week included routs of Atlanta and San Antonio and dramatic victories against Memphis and Oklahoma City, elevating them to third in the West and leaving them with two winning streaks of at least eight games in the same season for the first time in franchise history. New Orleans also has climbed to No. 6 in the Rankings.

(All stats and records are through Jan. 24.)

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