Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 15 of the 2021-22 season.
NBA Players of the Week for Week 15.
— NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2022
Check out their performances from the past week of action.
Chris Paul | Phoenix Suns
Phoenix’s star guard helped the Suns to a 4-0 week with averages of 22.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 12.8 assists. His best performance of the week came against the San Antonio Spurs on Jan. 30 when he logged 20 points, eight rebounds and 19 assists in a 115-110 win. The Suns (40-9) are currently the No. 1 seed in the West standings.
Adding another accolade to his Hall of Fame resume!
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) January 31, 2022
Joel Embiid | Philadelphia 76ers
The Sixers enjoyed a 3-0 week thanks to the play of their star center, who averaged 34.7 points, 11.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.3 blocks. He came up big with a 42-point, 14-rebound showing in a Jan. 25 win against the New Orleans Pelicans. The 76ers (30-19) are currently the No. 3 seed in the East standings.
congrats @JoelEmbiid on being named Eastern Conference Player of the Week! 🤩
a perfect 3-0 week, averaging 34 PPG | 11.7 RPG | 5.7 APG. pic.twitter.com/tI7aqP9Hp6
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) January 31, 2022