Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 12/6/12
The Heat, Thunder and Lakers entered the season as the NBA's so-called super teams, but they're hardly dominating the league. Miami and Oklahoma City have played up to expectations, while Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard and Co. are muddling along at 9-10. Meanwhile, several other teams have proven they deserve consideration among the league's Towers of Power. Let's take a look at each and say whether they belong. SAN ANTONIO SPURS Record through Thursday: 15-4. Tower of Power? Yes. They probably deserved a spot among the NBA's super teams from the beginning, given their championship pedigree and league-best record the past two years. As usual, we wrote them off before the season. They just had to be too old by now, right? And then the season started and the Spurs have been as successful as ever. Tim Duncan, incredibly, is playing like a superstar again. Tony Parker has turned it on after a slow start and Manu Ginobili leads perhaps the deepest bench in the league. Gregg Popovich's ...
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