Khris Middleton has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Week 15, the NBA announced today. This is Middleton’s first Player of the Week honor of his career.
Middleton averaged 25.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game while shooting 63.8 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from 3-point range from Jan. 22-28, helping the Bucks to a perfect 3-0 record. On the season, Middleton is averaging career-highs in points (20.4), rebounds (5.3) and assists (4.3) per game while shooting a career-high 46.8 percent from the field. In his sixth NBA season, Middleton is one of just four players in the Eastern Conference in 2017-18 averaging at least 20.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game for the season.
Fans can see the Eastern Conference’s Player of the Week and the Bucks in action tonight at the BMO Harris Bradley Center when they take on the Philadelphia 76ers at 7 p.m. Tonight’s matchup with the 76ers is another Milwaukee Monday game, where fans can purchase a ticket to the game plus a Milwaukee Original t-shirt starting at just $28. For more information, or to purchase tickets to see Middleton and the Bucks take on the 76ers, visit www.bucks.com/mondays.