The Rockets are surging up the power rankings across the web and the reason can be connected to the signing of center Samuel Dalembert.
At the quarter point in the 2011-12 NBA season the Houston Rockets are on a roll and have won six in a row and seven of their last eight games to get back within a half game of the Southwest division lead. The resurgance can be traced back to the last-minute signing of center Samuel Dalembert.
With the Rockets winning streak they have moved up the power ranking polls, and SB Nation has moved them up to No. 14:
No. 14 Houston Rockets:
Hey, check out the Rockets, winners of six straight! Samuel Dalembert might end up as one of the offseason's best pick-ups, which is really something, considering that he was one of the offseason's final pick-ups.
• CBS Sports has Rockets ranked No. 19 up from last weeks rankings of No. 27.
• ESPN has the Rockets at No. 13.
• NBA.com has the Rockets up four spots to No. 11.
• Pro Basketball Talk puts the Rockets at No. 14.
• Fox Sports has the Rockets at No. 17 up eight spots.
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