Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic and Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young have been named the NBA’s Players of the Week for Week 14.
NBA Players of the Week for Week 14.
— NBA (@NBA) January 24, 2022
Check out their performances from the past week of action.
Nikola Jokic | Denver Nuggets
The reigning Kia MVP continued his dominant 2021-22 campaign with averages of 36.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 10.0 assists and 2.3 steals during Denver’s 2-1 Week 14. Jokic scored a season-high 49 points against the Clippers on Saturday to go along with 14 rebounds and 10 assists, including the game-winning pass in the final seconds of overtime. The Nuggets (24-21) are currently the 6th seed in the West standings.
Yes, you read those numbers right 🤯
For the 10th time in his career, Nikola is your Western Conference Player of the Week! pic.twitter.com/KnKzMXXahx
— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) January 24, 2022
Trae Young | Atlanta Hawks
The All-Star guard powered Atlanta to a dominant, 4-0 stretch with averages of 31.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, 9.0 assists and 1.0 steals during Week 14. Young scored 30-plus points in three of the four games, including a 37-point performance against the Timberwolves on Saturday. The Hawks (21-25) are currently the 12th seed in the East standings, only 2.0 games behind the 8th seed.
Ice cold 🥶
Your Eastern Conference Player of the Week! pic.twitter.com/6Fip2F9LRG
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) January 24, 2022