The NBA announced that former teammates Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant have been named NBA Players of the Week for Nov. 8-14 in their respective conferences.
Curry led the Warriors on a 3-1 week, improving the Warriors record to a league-leading 11-2, averaging 34.8 points, 7.8 assists, and 5.5 reboudns per game. He shined brightest with nine three pointers in a dazzling 40-point display that helped him pass Ray Allen for the most three pointers of all time.
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Durant also helped the Nets along to a 3-1 record as he dominantly averaged 32.3 points and 7.8 rebounds with an unstoppable 62.9 field goal percentage. In a blowout win against the Orlando Magic, he missed just one of twelve attempts en route to a 30 point performance.
Other nominees for Player of the Week:
Western Conference: Anthony Davis (LAL), Luka Dončić (DAL), Lu Dort (OKC), Paul George (LAC), Nikola Jokić (DEN) and Chris Paul (PHX)
Eastern Conference: LaMelo Ball (CHA), Malcolm Brogdon and Myles Turner (IND), DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine (CHI)Darius Garland and Evan Mobley (CLE) and Montrezl Harrell (WAS)