Monday the National Basketball Association named thierplpayers of the week for (Week 25) games played April 4-10. Joel Embiid was named Eastern Conference POTY, while Luka Doncic took honors for the Western Conference.
Eastern Conference- Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
Joel Embiid did what he needed to do, which is more than cane be said of his bearded co-staar, to make sure the Sixers entered the postseason on a high note. The MVP contender and newly minted scoring champ emphatically lead Philalelphis to a 3-1 week , averaging a whopping 38.7 points and 14.3 rebounds on 60.9% shooting . This is Embiid;s second time this season being named Conference Player of the Week; he also took those honors for games played the week of January 31, 2022.
Western Conference – Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks
Luka Dončić took Western Conference Player of The Week honors for the third time this season ( week of Feb 14 and week of March 14). Dončić lead the playoff-bound Mavericks to a 3-0 week, averaging 30.3 points, 10.0 assists and 9.0 rebounds over the course of those ball games. Dončić finished the season putting up 28.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.7 assists per game on .457/.353/.744 splits.