NBA Power Rankings: Brooklyn Nets, Philadelphia 76ers at the center of chaos

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Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

In the first installment of our NBA Power Rankings, we explore if the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers can survive early-season chaos. 

The 2021-22 NBA season is finally here, with the regular season tipping off in a matter of days. As always is the case in the NBA, there is plenty of drama, storylines, and intrigue heading into the first week of games.

Will the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers be able to navigate around the off-the-court drama that they’re heading into the regular season with? Will Kyrie Irving or Ben Simmons be traded? Will there be a reconciliation at any point this season?

Here is our first regular-season edition of our NBA Power Rankings, in which there is a new No. 1 with all the chaos surrounding the Nets.

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