Morant and Van Vleet named NBA Players of the Week

Monday afternoon the National Basketball Association announced their Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week. Memphis Grizzlier point guard Ja Morant was named Western Conference POW, Morant averaged 25.0 points, 6.8 assists and 6.3 rebounds per contest in helping Grizzlies to a 5-0 week.

Fred Van Vleet tok the honors for the Eastern Conference. Van Vleet had a stellar week as well, putting up 30.3 points, 6.5 assists and 4.8 rebounds , including notching his first career triple double against the Utah Jazz, in leading the Raptors go undefeated this (5-0) this past week.

Other Eastern Conference nominees included:

  • Joel Embiid (PHI)
  • Darius Garland (CLE)
  • Tyler Herro (MIA)
  • Zach LaVine (CHI)
  • Domantas Sabonis (IND)

Western Conference nominees were:

  • Desmond Bane (MEM)
  • Jaren Jackson Jr. (MEM)
  • Anthony Edwards (MIN)
  • Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)
  • LeBron James (LAL)

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