Week 7 (Dec. 7-13)
Teams playing four games: Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Golden State, Minnesota, New Jersey, Portland, San Antonio, Toronto, Utah
Teams playing three games: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indiana, L.A. Lakers, Memphis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Sacramento
Teams playing two games: L.A. Clippers, Miami, New York, Washington
Chucky Atkins (Pistons): Atkins scored a season-high 10 points vs. the Bucks last Friday. He has four three-pointers in seven games and has started four straight games.
Jordan Farmar (Lakers): Farmar has scored in double figures in three of his past four games. He has 17 three-pointers on the season and played a season-high 24 minutes last Tuesday.
Honorable mention: Wayne Ellington (Timberwolves)
Kevin Love (Timberwolves): Love returned from injury last Friday and has a double-double and four three-pointers in the two games he has played. Last season in his rookie year he made two three-pointers in 81 games.
Sam Young (Grizzles): Young has scored 34 points over his last three games and has four steals over his last four games. The rookie plays inconsistent minutes but has the potential to contribute across the board.
Honorable mention: James Johnson (Bulls)
Nick Collison (Thunder): After a four-game absence, Collison scored a season-high 18 points last Wednesday. He has at least one block in each of his past two games and is also a good source for FG percentage.
Jared Jeffries (Knicks): Jeffries blocked a season-high four shots last Tuesday and recorded three steals today. He continues to play about 20 minutes in the rotation which helps him contribute in the defensive areas.
Honorable mention: Kwame Brown (Pistons)