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LaMarcus Aldridge, PF, Portland Trail Blazers
Hopefully a sprained ankle doesn't keep LaMarcus Aldridge out for too long, because he's been playing fantastic and consistent basketball on both ends of the court for quite some time now.
Jrue Holiday, PG, Philadelphia 76ers
A soft-tissue injury kept Jrue Holiday out for two of the four Philadelphia 76ers games this past week, but he averaged 25.5 points and 8.5 assists per contest when he was in the lineup.
Al Horford, PF/C, Atlanta Hawks
A four-game stretch of steady performances keeps Al Horford in the honorable mention section after he was knocked out of the No. 20 spot by Kyrie Irving, who vaulted him after returning from injury.
Serge Ibaka, PF, Oklahoma City Thunder
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant may steal the attention for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but Serge Ibaka's incredible efficiency on offense and presence on defense have been immeasurably helpful to the cause in OKC.
Joakim Noah, C, Chicago Bulls
It was a quiet week for Joakim Noah, who held steady with some well-rounded performances that helped steer the Chicago Bulls to a 2-1 record despite failing to generate headlines.