It was two guards taking home Player of the Week honors for Week 10 of the NBA season in Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Kemba Walker.
Gilgeous-Alexander led the Thunder to numerous upsets with 27.5 points, 7 assists, and 6.3 rebounds per game in a 3-1 week. He dominated across the board against the Denver Nuggets with 27 points, 11 rebounds, and 12 assists in a 14-point win.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with the acrobatic finish! 🔥pic.twitter.com/XT8rm2H5T6— Thunder Nation (@ThunderNationCP) December 27, 2021
Walker returned to the Knicks' rotation in a big way with 25 points, 9 rebound and 8.3 assists per game as he led the Knicks to a 2-1 record. Walker recorded the third triple double of his career to a big ovation on Christmas against the Atlanta Hawks.
KEMBA WALKER 👏— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) December 27, 2021
From 10 straight DNP games to Eastern Conference Player of the Week!
West: Stephen Curry (GSW), Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell (UTA) and Dejounte Murray (SAS)
East: Joel Embiid (PHI), Darius Garland and Kevin Love (CLE), Tyler Herro, Max Strus, and Ömer Yurtseven (MIA) and Jrue Holiday (MIL)