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Rudy Gobert, Jimmy Butler named NBA Players of the Week

The All-Stars have led their squads to the top of the standings after two weeks.

From NBA.com Staff

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.

Check out their performances from the past week of action.


Rudy Gobert | Utah Jazz

Check out the top plays from Rudy Gobert's Week 2 performances.

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.

> Week 2 video box scores | Season stats


Jimmy Butler | Miami Heat

Check out the top plays from Jimmy Butler's Week 2 performances.

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.

 

> Week 2 video box scores | Season stats

Jimmy Butler dominated for 36 points against the Magic last week.

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