10. Golden State Warriors (9-8)
Klay Thompson had 22 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds against the Pelicans and has been a threat all over the court for the Warriors.
9. Dallas Mavericks (10-8)
Dirk Nowitzki had 22 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in a victory over the Warriors. He has been the go to guy on a much improved Mavs squad.
8. Denver Nuggets (9-6)
J.J. Hickson had 13 points and 11 rebounds in a win over the Knicks. Hickson has provided a spark on the offensive end and on the glass.
7. LA Clippers (12-5)
Blake Griffin had 21 points and 12 rebounds in a win over the Kings. Griffin and DeAndre Jordan have become quite the dynamic force on both ends in the paint.
6. Houston Rockets (13-5)
Chandler Parsons had 25 points and 5 assists in a win over the Spurs. Parsons has become a solid third option behind James Harden and Dwight Howard.
5. Oklahoma City Thunder (11-3)
Russell Westbrook had 34 points, 7 assists, 5 steals and the game winning three in a win over the Warriors. Westbrook is fully recovered from his surgery and a perfect compliment to Kevin Durant.
4. Portland Trail Blazers (13-3)
Nicolas Batum had 23 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in a win over the Knicks. Batum is a triple double threat on a nightly basis in Portland.
3. Miami Heat (13-3)
LeBron James had 27 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists in a win over the Raptors. The Heat are playing well, but the Pacers are the best in the East.
2. San Antonio Spurs (14-3)
Tim Duncan had 19 points and 9 rebounds in a win over the Magic. The Spurs are continuing their momentum from the last year and are the best team in the West.
1. Indiana Pacers (15-1)
Paul George had 23 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals in a win over the Wizards. George is the front runner for MVP after his great first month.