The NBA announced Monday that Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Nov. 28-Dec. 4. It’s the second Player of the Week honor of Antetokounmpo’s career and the first for a Buck since Giannis won the award in February of 2015.
Antetokounmpo averaged 24.3 points, 10.0 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 3.7 steals and 3.0 blocks per game during the week while the Bucks went a perfect 3-0. Antetokounmpo tied his career high with 34 points and added 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. He also joined LeBron James as the only two players age 21 or younger to have 30/10/5/5 in a game since 1983.
Antetokounmpo turned 22 years of age on Tuesday.