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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Deandre Ayton named NBA Players of the Week

Milwaukee's 2-time MVP and Phoenix's versatile center take home the honors for Week 6.

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 6.

Check out their highlights from the past week of action.

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo erupts for 30 points in Sunday's win over Dallas.

The two-time MVP led Milwaukee to a 3-1 week with averages of 35.3 points, 9.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists. Antetokounmpo is averaging a career-best 30.9 points for the season, the fourth-highest average in the NBA. The Bucks (14-5) are currently 2nd place in the Eastern Conference standings.

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Deandre Ayton, Phoenix Suns

The 7-foot center helped Phoenix secure an undefeated 3-0 week with averages of 23.7 points and 16.0 rebounds. The highlight of Ayton’s week was Saturday vs. Utah when he tallied 29 points and a career-high 21 rebounds to lead the Suns (13-6) to victory. Phoenix currently leads the tight Western Conference standings.

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