15. Houston Rockets

Record: 22 - 20
Last Week's Rank: 14
Last Week's Results: L @ Boston 92-97, (Tue); L @ Toronto 98-116, (Wed); W @ New Jersey 112-106, (Sat); L @ Cleveland 107-118, (Sun)
This Week: @ Oklahoma City, Tuesday (3/13); vs. Charlotte, Wednesday (3/14); @ LA Clippers, Saturday (3/17); @ Phoenix, Sunday (3/18)

As if losing six of their last seven games wasn't bad enough, Houston's stumble into mediocrity got a hard shove in the back Sunday with word that Kyle Lowry could miss the next month with a bacterial infection. The once promising Rockets are on the road against the Clippers and Thunder this week. Cue the Tom Petty because the Rockets are free fallin'. —Sean Evans