In this edition of UTW, we look at which NBA players and teams stuck out above the rest over the past seven days.

Weekly Total Leaders

StatisticNBA LeaderRookie LeaderBench Leader
PointsJamal Murray, Nuggets (140)Tyrese Haliburton, Kings (57)Jordan Clarkson, Jazz (77)
ReboundsGiannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks (59)Patrick Williams, Bulls (28)Thaddeus Young, Bulls (33)
AssistsJames Harden, Nets (43)Tyrese Haliburton, Kings (20)Jordan McLaughlin, Timberwolves (18)
Thaddeus Young, Bulls (18)
StealsKelly Oubre, Warriors (11)
Nikola Jokic, Nuggets (11)
Facundo Campazzo, Nuggets (6)
Isaac Okoro, Cavaliers (6)
Robert Williams, Celtics (7)
BlocksRobert Covington, Trail Blazers (14)Jaden McDaniels, Timberwolves (7)Hassan Whiteside, Kings (7)
3-PointersJamal Murray, Nuggets (20)Facundo Campazzo, Nuggets (10)Davis Bertans, Wizards (16)
Double-DoublesClint Capela, Hawks
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks
James Harden, Nets (4)
Patrick Williams, Bulls (1)Dwight Howard, 76ers
Hassan Whiteside, Kings
Isaiah Roby, Thunder
Montrezl Harrell, Lakers
Robin Lopez, Wizards
Thaddeus Young, Bulls
Tyler Herro, Heat
Willy Hernangomez, Pelicans (1)
Triple-DoublesJimmy Butler, Heat
Russell Westbrook, Wizards (3)
NoneNone
Plus/MinusChris Boucher, Raptors (+56)Aaron Nesmith, Celtics (+24)Robin Lopez, Wizards (+44)

Team Efficiency

The Dallas Mavericks (Severe winter weather in the region) and San Antonio Spurs (COVID outbreak) did not play any games this week, so only 28 teams qualified for the team efficiency rankings.

RankOffensive RatingDefensive RatingNet Rating
1Phoenix Suns (2-1, 131.5)Orlando Magic (3-0, 99.7)Phoenix Suns (2-1, 17.4)
2Brooklyn Nets (4-0, 125.0)Toronto Raptors (4-0, 100.8)Orlando Magic (3-0, 9.8)
3New Orleans Pelicans (2-2, 122.7)Charlotte Hornets (1-0, 103.1)Toronto Raptors (4-0, 9.2)
4Washington Wizards (3-0, 119.2)Golden State Warriors (2-2, 104.6)Utah Jazz (2-1, 8.6)
5Atlanta Hawks (2-2, 118.6)Milwaukee Bucks (2-2, 106.9)Golden State Warriors (2-2, 8.5)
24Houston Rockets (0-2, 105.5)New Orleans Pelicans (2-2, 118.8)Houston Rockets (0-2, -7.2)
25Charlotte Hornets (1-0, 104.1)Memphis Grizzlies (2-2, 119.1)Sacramento Kings (0-4, -9.3)
26Minnesota Timberwolves (0-4, 104.0)Atlanta Hawks (2-2, 120.1)Detroit Pistons (0-3, -9.4)
27Cleveland Cavaliers (0-3, 101.3)Cleveland Cavaliers (0-3, 123.6)Memphis Grizzlies (2-2, -9.4)
28Detroit Pistons (0-3, 97.7)Sacramento Kings (0-4, 124.1)Cleveland Cavaliers (0-3, -22.3)