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NBA Power Rankings: FoodRepublic.com has Jazz rising at #16, with your Waffle House order

March 28, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Utah Jazz forward/center Derrick Favors (15) dunks the ball over Boston Celtics center Greg Stiemsma (54) during the first quarter at TD Banknorth Garden.   Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE
March 28, 2012; Boston, MA, USA; Utah Jazz forward/center Derrick Favors (15) dunks the ball over Boston Celtics center Greg Stiemsma (54) during the first quarter at TD Banknorth Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-US PRESSWIRE

I am a numbers guy. If it's quantitative I can dig it. That doesn't mean I'm beyond ordinal rankings, especially of the qualitative kind. Food Republic's Jason Kessler did a great job with this week's NBA Power Rankings. It deals with the Waffle House which you may or may not be familiar with.

The Jazz jumped up four spots and their progress is making me salivate.

"TODDLE HOUSE Ham & Cheese Omelet
Breakfast with Sausage (or Bacon).

The Jazz have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to big men. Al Jefferson (healthy!), Paul Millsap (saving my fantasy team!) and Derrick Favors (tremendous upside!) are all making significant contributions on the court. They're like the powerhouse duo of ham and cheese in an omelet, but when one gets tired, you can just swap in young Sausage Favors. That's his new nickname: Sausage Favors. Use it as much as you possibly can."

Please check out the rest of the rankings by Jason at FoodRepublic.com. Amazing. I want seconds.