The Week In Review

Both the Lakers and LeBron James lived up to the hype with their opening-week performances.

Updated: November 3, 2003, 2:56 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

It's a whole new ballgame for Shaq and L.A.'s Fab Four. It didn't take long for the first change to take place at No. 1. With all four of their future Hall of Famers together now, ignoring the insults of the past week and crafting a 3-0 start, the Los Angeles Lakers inevitably rose to the top of ESPN.com's NBA Power Rankings, knocking the defending champion San Antonio Spurs down to No. 2. Senior NBA writer Marc Stein will answer a few questions related to the Power Rankings in his weekly chat ...

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