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.
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.
— 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.
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) November 1, 2021
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