The NBA announced its Player of the Week in each conference for Jan. 4 to Jan. 10 on Monday afternoon.
Leading the Dallas Mavericks to three-straight wins (as well as victories in four of the last five games), Luka Doncic earned the honor in the Western Conference. The Slovenian sensation averaged a triple-double this past week, posting 30.3 points, 12 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game. He had a masterful night on the road against the Denver Nuggets where he scored 38 and dished out 13 assists to go with 5 steals in a Mavs overtime victory.
Here were the other nominees for Player of the Week in each conference.
West: DeMar DeRozan (SAS), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC), LeBron James (LAL), Nikola Jokić (DEN) and CJ McCollum (POR)
East: LaMelo Ball and Gordon Hayward (CHA), Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis (IND), Andre Drummond (CLE), Zach LaVine (CHI), Tyrese Maxey (PHI) and Khris Middleton (MIL)