NBA Players of the Week in Each Conference
Updated: Apr 20
SF Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo averaged 25.3 points (.578 FG%), 13.3 rebounds, 6.5 steals, two blocks, and one steal while leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record, beating the Cavaliers, Magic, and Raptors. On November 1st, Antetokounmpo had a huge game against the Magic, putting up 29 points (10-16 FG, 1-4 3P), 14 rebounds, and six assists while only playing 30 minutes. The following day, Antetokounmpo had another elite performance against the team that ended his season last year, the Toronto Raptors. Antetokounmpo scored 36 points (14-20 FG, 1-2 3P), grabbed 15 rebounds, dished out eight assists, and blocked four shots in route to a 115-105 Bucks victory.
SF Los Angels Lakers: LeBron James
LeBron James averaged 27.7 points (.475 FG%), 8.3 rebounds, 12.3 assists, two steals, and one block, leading the Lakers to a 3-0 record. On November 1st, James tallied his first triple-double of the year in arguably his best game as a Laker, putting up 39 points (13-23 FG, 4-9 3P), 12 rebounds, 16 assists, and four steals in an overtime win against the Mavericks. Two nights later, James once again showed his dominance putting up another triple-double, this time with 21 points (8-23 FG, 0-6 3P), 11 rebounds, and 13 assists in a seven-point victory over the Spurs.