Giannis Antetokounmpo Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from Nov. 21 to 27. This is the 19th Player of the Week honor in Antetokounmpo’s career and his second this season. 

Leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record last week, Antetokounmpo averaged 35.3 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game while shooting 61.1% from the field. He recorded 30+ points in all four games and 35+ points in the first three games, marking the second time in his career that he’s scored 35+ points in three consecutive games. 

Antetokounmpo recorded two double-doubles last week, scoring 36 points and hauling in 11 rebounds against the Bulls on Wednesday and 30 points and 11 rebounds against the Mavericks on Sunday. He also scored 38 points, his third most of the season, in a win over the Cavaliers on Friday. 

Through 19 games this season, Antetokounmpo has led the Bucks to a 14-5 record and is averaging 30.5 points (4th in NBA), 11.4 rebounds (6th in NBA) and 5.4 assists while shooting 53.4% from the field.