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Ja Morant, DeMar DeRozan named NBA Players of the Week

The star guards for Memphis and Chicago claim the honors for Week 11.

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant and Chicago Bulls guard DeMar DeRozan have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 11 of the 2021-22 season.

Check out their performances from the past week of action.

Ja Morant | Memphis Grizzlies

Ja Morant powered Memphis to a comeback win against the Lakers last week.

The young guard led Memphis to a 3-0 week with averages of 34.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists. His best performance of the week came on Dec. 27, when he recorded 33 points, four rebounds and four assists in a 114-113 win against the Phoenix Suns. The Grizzlies (23-14) are currently the No. 4 seed in the West standings.

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DeMar DeRozan | Chicago Bulls

DeMar DeRozan made NBA history last week with game-winning buzzer-beaters on back-to-back days.

Chicago’s veteran go-to guy came up big in Week 11 as the Bulls completed a 4-0 week. DeRozan averaged 27.8 points, 5.3 rebounds and 7.3 assists during that span. He also made NBA history by becoming the first player to hit game-winning shots on consecutive days. The Bulls (24-10) are currently the No. 1 seed in the East standings.

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