The NBA is seven weeks into the 2020-21 season and so much of the news has been dominated by topics off the court: COVID-19 health and safety protocols, the James Harden trade, the Russell Westbrook trade, the merits of holding an All-Star Game during a pandemic, Kyrie Irving’s absence and the one-year mark of Kobe Bryant’s death.

But that doesn’t mean there aren’t interesting things happening on the court, such as the emergence of Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic as serious MVP candidates, Phoenix’s play with Chris Paul, Utah’s rise in the West, Jaylen Brown’s rapid improvement, Fred VanVleet’s 54-point game and Kevin Durant’s return to All-NBA caliber player after rupturing his Achilles in the 2019 NBA Finals.

Here’s something good and something bad about every NBA team. All stats and records through Sunday’s games:

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