Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 1 of the 2021-22 season.
NBA Players of the Week for Week 1.
— NBA (@NBA) October 25, 2021
Check out their performances from the past week of action.
Stephen Curry | Golden State Warriors
— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) October 25, 2021
Week 1 breakdown: Stephen Curry was the driving force behind Golden State getting off to a 3-0 start to open 2021-22. He started the week with a triple-double (21 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists) in a win against the Los Angeles Lakers. From there, he had a 45-point, 10-rebound game two days later in a win against the LA Clippers and wrapped things up with a 27-point, seven-rebound, 10-assist showing against the Sacramento Kings.
Miles Bridges | Charlotte Hornets
— Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) October 25, 2021
Week 1 breakdown: The Hornets are off to a 3-0 start and much of the credit goes to Miles Bridges’ stellar showing. He showcased his all-around ability in the season-opener, finishing with 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals vs. the Indiana Pacers. From there, he picked up his scoring punch, dropping 30 points and grabbing seven rebounds against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Lastly, Bridges capped off his week with a 32-point, nine-rebound, two-assist, two-steal showing against the favored Brooklyn Nets in a Charlotte romp.