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Top 5 NBA Eastern Conference Team Rankings: Where Do 76ers Stand?

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2021

Top 5 NBA Eastern Conference Team Rankings: Who are the top five teams in the East? The Game Day’s Courtney Fallon breaks them down, ranking them from 5 to 1. Who has the best shot to reach the 2021 NBA Finals?

Top 5 NBA Eastern Conference Rankings: Anyone Better Than 76ers?

Are the Philadelphia 76ers the team to beat? Courtney is a big fan of betting Joel Embiid for 2021 NBA MVP. Still, they’ll get a heavy test soon due to their tough schedule.

Courtney’s beloved Boston Celtics maintain a spot on the list — thanks to running off a hot streak heading into the 2021 NBA All-Star break. However, are they a strong wager to stay among the conference’s elite?

A much-maligned basketball squad returns to prominence after a long absence; are they for real? This mystery team has the 2nd-best defensive rating in the league after only the Lakers, so they may surprise you.

Where do Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Milwaukee Bucks come in? They’re obviously built to contend, but can they hang with more stocked teams like the Brooklyn Nets, who even just reloaded by adding Blake Griffin?

Agree with Courtney’s list? What would be your top five? Who did Courtney snub?

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