Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Eastern conference player of the week

2023-01-30T21:49:46+00:00 2023-01-31T11:24:20+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

30/Jan/23 21:49

Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated Eastern conferences during the last week

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for Week 15 of the 2022-23 season, as officially reported.

Giannis led the Bucks to four victories averaging 38,3 points, 12,8 rebounds, and 4,5 assists.

His week was highlighted by a 50-point performance in a win against the New Orleans Pelicans.

This is the 20th award for the player of the week for two-time MVP and an NBA champ from 2021. This season he’s among seven players averaging 30 or more points per game, with 31,7 points, 12 rebounds, and 5,3 assists.

The Bucks (33-17) are currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference standings.

In the West, Lillard dominated Week 15 with averages of 42,3 points and 7,7 assists on 63,2% shooting in a 2-1 week for the Blazers. Lillard scored a season-high 60 points in Portland’s win over Utah.

The 32-year-old guard is averaging 30,1 points, 7,3 assists, and 4,0 rebounds over 37 games this season.

The Blazers (23-26) are currently 12th in the Western Conference standings.