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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