The NBA has just revealed the players of the past week. In the East he is the leader of the Hawks Trae Young and West of the Nugget Nikola Jokic.
Jokic hit hard this week in view of the MVP trophy. He allowed the Nuggets to win 3 out of 4 games by signing huge performances: 34.8 points at 67.1%, including 0% at 3-pts, 17.3 rebounds, 8.5 assists and 2 steals. It’s only the second time this season that he’s been the player of the week and the 11th time in his career.
As for Young, he allowed the Hawks to secure a play-in spot with 4 wins in 4 games. He notably signed a game with 41 points and shot 30.3 points at 46.2%, 35.9% from afar, 3.3 rebounds and 10.8 assists. This is the 3rd time in the year that he has been player of the week and the 6th time in his career.