The Houston Rockets had the worst record by a team in 2021-22, with a record of 20-62.

worst team defensive rating 2021-2022
2021-22Rockets2021-22Magic2021-22Pistons2021-22Thunder2021-22Pacers2021-22Trail Blazers2021-22Kings2021-22Lakers2021-22Spurs2021-22Wizards2021-22Pelicans2021-22Knicks2021-22Clippers2021-22Hawks2021-22Hornets2021-22Nets2021-22Cavaliers2021-22Bulls2021-22Timberwolves2021-22Nuggets2021-22Raptors2021-22Jazz20-6222-6023-5924-5825-5727-5530-5233-4934-4835-4736-4637-4542-4043-3943-3944-3844-3846-3646-3648-3448-3449-33
TEAMSEASONGPRECW%DRTGMPGPPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF
Houston RocketsHouston Rockets2021-228220-62.244116.7240.9109.742.023.67.34.716.539.486.445.613.538.734.917.524.571.319,7558,9973,4461,9326003821,3511,692
Orlando MagicOrlando Magic2021-228222-60.268112.5241.2104.244.323.76.84.514.538.388.343.412.236.933.115.519.778.719,7808,5473,6311,9475553671,1881,612
Detroit PistonsDetroit Pistons2021-228223-59.280113.8241.2104.843.023.57.74.814.238.288.643.111.334.632.617.222.078.219,7808,5963,5251,9246303931,1631,799
Oklahoma City ThunderOklahoma City Thunder2021-228224-58.293112.8241.5103.745.622.27.64.614.038.389.143.012.137.432.315.019.975.619,8058,5063,7411,8226223801,1451,497
Indiana PacersIndiana Pacers2021-228225-57.305116.1242.4111.543.925.47.15.614.441.489.546.312.235.434.416.421.476.819,8809,1403,5962,0815824571,1831,675
Portland Trail BlazersPortland Trail Blazers2021-228227-55.329116.9240.6106.242.922.98.04.514.538.587.144.212.736.834.616.421.676.019,7308,7113,5151,8806573661,1871,728
Sacramento KingsSacramento Kings2021-228230-52.366115.3241.5110.342.923.77.24.514.140.588.146.011.433.234.417.923.376.819,8059,0453,5211,9435883691,1561,552
Los Angeles LakersLos Angeles Lakers2021-228233-49.402113.3243.7112.144.024.07.65.214.541.688.846.912.034.534.716.823.073.219,9809,1923,6081,9686264251,1911,654
San Antonio SpursSan Antonio Spurs2021-228234-48.415112.3241.5113.245.327.97.64.912.743.292.746.711.332.035.215.420.475.419,8059,2793,7162,2896264031,0421,483
Washington WizardsWashington Wizards2021-228235-47.427114.5241.8108.643.125.06.45.013.140.686.047.210.530.634.217.021.778.319,8308,9073,5352,0525224061,0771,545
New Orleans PelicansNew Orleans Pelicans2021-228236-46.439113.0240.9109.345.225.08.34.014.140.288.045.710.632.133.218.323.278.919,7558,9623,7072,0476803281,1531,612
New York KnicksNew York Knicks2021-228237-45.451110.5241.2106.546.121.97.04.913.337.786.243.713.236.935.718.024.174.419,7808,7313,7821,7935703991,0871,672
L.A. ClippersL.A. Clippers2021-228242-40.512110.1241.2108.444.024.07.45.013.740.187.445.812.834.237.415.519.679.319,7808,8903,6071,9696084061,1261,528
Atlanta HawksAtlanta Hawks2021-228243-39.524114.9240.3113.944.024.67.24.211.941.588.347.012.934.437.418.122.381.219,7059,3433,6062,0175873489721,534
Charlotte HornetsCharlotte Hornets2021-228243-39.524113.7242.4115.344.628.18.64.913.342.891.446.813.938.236.515.821.474.019,8809,4573,6552,3027074021,0871,629
Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn Nets2021-228244-38.537112.8240.9112.944.425.37.15.514.142.088.447.511.531.736.117.521.780.519,7559,2583,6402,0715824481,1531,670
Cleveland CavaliersCleveland Cavaliers2021-228244-38.537109.7240.6107.844.225.27.14.214.439.784.646.911.632.835.516.822.176.019,7308,8393,6232,0645803431,1811,433
Chicago BullsChicago Bulls2021-228246-36.561113.6240.6111.642.323.97.14.112.841.786.948.010.628.836.917.521.581.319,7309,1523,4711,9585853361,0531,540
Minnesota TimberwolvesMinnesota Timberwolves2021-228246-36.561111.7241.2115.944.225.78.85.614.341.691.045.714.841.335.818.023.177.819,7809,5073,6212,1067214601,1751,786
Denver NuggetsDenver Nuggets2021-228248-34.585112.1241.5112.744.127.87.23.714.541.786.348.312.735.935.316.721.079.519,8059,2433,6172,2795923051,1891,639
Toronto RaptorsToronto Raptors2021-228248-34.585110.5242.1109.445.322.19.04.612.540.691.344.511.934.234.916.221.375.919,8558,9703,7171,8097383761,0211,607
Utah JazzUtah Jazz2021-228249-33.598110.5240.6113.646.322.47.24.914.040.686.247.114.540.336.017.923.476.719,7309,3163,8001,8365884021,1491,547
Boston CelticsBoston Celtics2021-228251-31.622106.9242.7111.846.124.87.25.813.640.787.446.613.237.135.617.020.981.619,9059,1643,7782,0365914781,1181,521
Philadelphia 76ersPhiladelphia 76ers2021-228251-31.622110.8241.5109.942.323.77.75.312.539.484.546.611.631.836.419.623.882.119,8059,0153,4701,9456334351,0271,590
Milwaukee BucksMilwaukee Bucks2021-228251-31.622111.8240.9115.546.723.97.64.013.441.889.446.814.138.436.617.822.977.619,7559,4703,8301,9606233261,1001,494
Dallas MavericksDallas Mavericks2021-228252-30.634109.4240.9108.043.023.46.74.012.539.385.146.113.137.435.016.421.277.119,7558,8583,5281,9185523251,0251,612
Golden State WarriorsGolden State Warriors2021-228253-29.646106.9240.6111.045.527.18.84.514.940.586.446.914.339.436.415.620.376.919,7309,1023,7302,2237193721,2211,723
Miami HeatMiami Heat2021-228253-29.646109.1242.1110.043.725.57.43.214.639.684.846.713.635.837.917.321.480.819,8559,0223,5852,0906062651,1941,679
Memphis GrizzliesMemphis Grizzlies2021-228256-26.683109.0241.2115.649.226.09.86.513.243.594.446.111.532.735.317.023.173.419,7809,4804,0322,1318005331,0821,620
Phoenix SunsPhoenix Suns2021-228264-18.780107.3240.6114.845.327.48.64.412.943.790.148.511.631.936.415.919.979.719,7309,4163,7142,2447023591,0601,633
StatMuse has team, season-level data for defensive rating going back to the 1973-74 season.