De’Aaron Fox Named Western Conference Player Of The Week

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox has been named the Western Conference Player of the Week after guiding Sacramento to a perfect 4-0 record for games played between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19, the NBA announced today. Fox averaged 32.3 points (52.3 FG%, 44.4 3pt%), 4.8 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals in four games over the course of the week.

Fox has earned Western Conference Player of the Week honors four times in his career as this marks his first selection during the 2023-24 season. He led the NBA in total points (129) and ranked third in both points per game and total 3-pointers made (16) in games played last week. Fox was the only player to average at least 30.0 points and 2.0 steals per game throughout the week and was one of four players to score 30.0 points or more per contest while shooting 50.0% from the field and 40.0% from 3-point range.

In an In-Season Tournament win at San Antonio on Nov. 17, Fox scored 43 points (14-24 FG, 5-11 3pt, 10-13 FT), including 14 in the fourth quarter alone, to go with eight rebounds and seven assists. He was one of three players with 40 points, five assists and five rebounds in a game last week and is one of nine players with 40-5-5 in a game this season. Fox posted his second consecutive 30-point game in a win at Dallas on Nov. 19, posting 30 points and seven assists while tying his career high in made 3s with six. This marked the second time this season that Fox has had 30+ points in consecutive games as he has scored 25+ points in six straight contests, the third-longest active 25-point streak in the NBA.

Fox has led the Kings to four straight games with at least 120+ points, 30+ assists and 15+ 3-point field goals made on 50.0% shooting or better from the field. Over the four-game span, Sacramento is averaging 128.8 points (T-1st), 32.0 assists (2nd) and 17.8 3-pointers (2nd) per game to go with shooting percentages of 54.0% from the field (1st) and 42.3% from behind the arc (5th). The Kings are also first in offensive rating (126.5), eighth in defensive rating (112.9) and third in net rating (13.6) over every team’s last four games.

This season, Fox is posting averages of 31.9 points (50.6 FG%, 41.7 3pt%), 4.6 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 1.9 steals per game in seven games. He is currently one of three players in the NBA scoring at least 30.0 points per game while converting on 50.0% of their field goal attempts and 40.0% of their 3-point attempts.