4 teams are tied for the worst record this season, with a record of 0-2. The first three are the Detroit Pistons, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the L.A. Clippers.

worst team defensive rating 2021-2022
2021-22Pistons2021-22Thunder2021-22Clippers2021-22Pelicans2021-22Celtics2021-22Lakers2021-22Kings2021-22Spurs2021-22Pacers2021-22Nets2021-22Rockets2021-22Suns2021-22Cavaliers2021-22Magic2021-22Raptors2021-22Hawks2021-22Trail Blazers2021-22Mavericks2021-22Heat2021-22Knicks2021-2276ers2021-22Bucks2021-22Grizzlies2021-22Warriors2021-22Wizards2021-22Bulls2021-22Nuggets2021-22Jazz2021-22Timberwolves2021-22Hornets0-20-30-20-31-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-21-11-11-11-12-12-12-12-13-02-03-02-02-02-03-0
TEAMSEASONGPRECW%DRTGMPGPPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF
Detroit PistonsDetroit Pistons2021-2220-2.00094.7240.085.050.015.58.06.520.035.089.039.35.528.019.69.514.067.94801701003116134033
Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder2021-2230-3.000116.7240.093.343.721.77.33.315.036.088.740.69.736.326.611.717.766.07202801316522104553
L.A. ClippersL.A. Clippers2021-2220-2.000118.6240.0113.541.523.58.03.07.042.597.543.613.539.534.215.019.078.948022783471661446
New Orleans PelicansNew Orleans Pelicans2021-2230-3.000111.7240.099.349.023.07.35.320.337.389.741.612.333.037.412.316.077.17202981476922166158
Boston CelticsBoston Celtics2021-2231-2.333108.2256.7108.047.025.09.78.718.339.395.041.415.746.034.113.718.075.97703241417529265565
Los Angeles LakersLos Angeles Lakers2021-2231-2.333112.3240.0113.342.325.08.06.317.041.388.346.815.335.343.415.323.365.77203401277524195165
Sacramento KingsSacramento Kings2021-2231-2.333114.2240.0110.747.323.37.04.314.741.092.344.413.341.032.515.321.073.07203321427021134460
San Antonio SpursSan Antonio Spurs2021-2231-2.333106.0240.0110.040.028.39.73.013.745.793.748.89.731.031.29.012.771.1720330120852994157
Indiana PacersIndiana Pacers2021-2231-2.333108.5256.7119.349.325.05.77.015.044.094.746.514.040.035.017.321.780.07703581487517214564
Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets2021-2231-2.333115.2240.0104.345.021.06.38.014.338.786.344.812.735.036.214.319.772.97203131356319244352
Houston RocketsHouston Rockets2021-2231-2.333103.9240.0109.045.023.310.75.720.340.086.046.514.034.340.815.020.075.07203271357032176163
Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns2021-2231-2.333115.7240.0106.043.327.07.72.014.740.387.346.211.032.334.014.320.071.7720318130812364459
Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers2021-2231-2.333116.0240.0111.342.029.07.04.713.342.388.747.710.032.330.916.721.776.97203341268721144048
Orlando MagicOrlando Magic2021-2231-2.333116.9240.0101.049.021.06.04.316.034.785.740.512.738.333.019.024.079.27203031476318134863
Toronto RaptorsToronto Raptors2021-2231-2.33396.0240.097.754.317.711.04.014.335.394.037.69.335.326.417.722.080.37202931635333124357
Atlanta HawksAtlanta Hawks2021-2221-1.50094.7240.0104.054.525.56.56.011.041.596.543.012.534.536.28.512.070.84802081095113122239
Portland Trail BlazersPortland Trail Blazers2021-2221-1.500111.1240.0127.548.524.56.55.011.048.093.551.316.542.538.815.019.576.9480255974913102237
Dallas MavericksDallas Mavericks2021-2221-1.500106.1240.095.050.020.06.54.512.034.592.037.513.542.531.812.515.580.6480190100401392443
Miami HeatMiami Heat2021-2221-1.50092.5252.5114.056.523.06.02.016.543.093.546.012.034.035.316.022.571.1505228113461243351
New York KnicksNew York Knicks2021-2232-1.667103.7256.7121.048.327.09.07.314.044.097.745.118.049.036.715.023.065.27703631458127224262
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers2021-2232-1.667107.2240.0113.743.022.07.07.711.742.788.048.514.734.043.113.717.080.47203411296621233549
Milwaukee BucksMilwaukee Bucks2021-2232-1.667112.3240.0114.345.321.76.74.715.041.390.745.614.740.736.117.023.073.97203431366520144560
Memphis GrizzliesMemphis Grizzlies2021-2232-1.667119.0240.0123.350.026.38.75.013.346.796.748.314.034.740.416.018.387.37203701507926154054
Golden State WarriorsGolden State Warriors2021-2233-01.000106.5240.0118.348.727.78.73.015.042.391.046.514.035.739.319.725.377.6720355146832694551
Washington WizardsWashington Wizards2021-2222-01.000103.3252.5116.544.522.09.57.015.542.587.548.612.032.536.919.522.586.7505233894419143138
Chicago BullsChicago Bulls2021-2233-01.00093.2240.0106.345.324.710.07.714.739.786.345.910.725.741.616.319.783.17203191367430234450
Denver NuggetsDenver Nuggets2021-2222-01.00096.5240.0106.043.525.59.51.520.044.084.552.113.034.537.75.08.558.848021287511934041
Utah JazzUtah Jazz2021-2222-01.00094.3240.0108.552.017.010.04.014.538.590.542.515.044.533.716.519.086.8480217104342082936
Minnesota TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves2021-2222-01.00093.1240.0110.046.524.015.510.019.040.591.544.314.038.036.815.020.573.2480220934831203847
Charlotte HornetsCharlotte Hornets2021-2233-01.000105.2240.0119.046.729.010.73.712.745.797.346.912.031.038.715.721.074.67203571408732113854
StatMuse has team, season-level data for defensive rating going back to the 1973-74 season.