Two of the best playmakers in the league won Player of the Week for January 17th-23rd in Nikola Jokic and Trae Young.
Nikola Jokic took the Nuggets to a 2-1 record as he averaged a triple double with 36.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, and 10 assists per game. In an overtime win against the Clippers on the 19th, he had a season-high 49 points along with 14 rebounds and 10 dimes.
💪 Nikola Jokic was an efficient 12-19 FGM on his way to 34 points and the @nuggets win! #MileHighBasketball— NBA (@NBA) January 24, 2022
🏀 34 PTS | 9 REB | 8 AST | 2 STL pic.twitter.com/mN3AyjaKS1
Trae Young led the Hawks to a perfect 4-0 record as he put up 31.3 points, 9 assists, and 4 rebounds per game. He dominated with 37 points and 14 assists in a 12-point win over the Timberwolves on the 19th.
Trae Young hit 8 three pointers tonight. 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/JDWJqomWh9— Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) January 24, 2022
West: Devin Booker and Chris Paul (PHX), Luka Dončić (DAL), Dejounte Murray (SAS) and Jusuf Nurkić (POR)
East: Miles Bridges (CHA), Jimmy Butler (MIA), Joel Embiid (PHI), Darius Garland (CLE) and Khris Middleton (MIL)