Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert and Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 2 of the 2021-22 season.
NBA Players of the Week for Week 2.
West: Rudy Gobert (@utahjazz)
East: Jimmy Butler (@MiamiHEAT) pic.twitter.com/jXx4GDktfN
— NBA (@NBA) November 1, 2021
Check out their performances from the past week of action.
Rudy Gobert | Utah Jazz
The reigning Kia Defensive Player of the Year led the Jazz to a 3-1 week with averages of 16.3 points, 15.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocks. He began the week with a season-high 23 points to go with 16 rebounds in a win over the Nuggets. The Jazz are tied with the Warriors at the top of the West standings with a 5-1 record.
Congratulations to @rudygobert27 on being named the Western Conference player of the week 🏆#TakeNotehttps://t.co/VHfbmj6BFg pic.twitter.com/l19j4A9qyK
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) November 1, 2021
> Week 2 video box scores | Season stats
Jimmy Butler | Miami Heat
The Heat completed an undefeated 4-0 week with wins over the Magic, Nets, Hornets and Grizzlies. Butler was at the center of it all with averages of 28.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 3.3 steals over the four-game stretch. He scored a season-high 36 points against Orlando and 32 against Charlotte. The Heat are tied with the Bulls, Wizards and Knicks with a 5-1 record to lead the East.
not surprised tbh pic.twitter.com/uV5Znxhekm
— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) November 1, 2021