Forward San Antonio Kawai Leonard and Philadelphia center Joel embiid of a recognized Association best players of the next game week of the regular season.
In the West the best player of the week was forward San Antonio Kawai Leonard. Note that the representative of the Spurs won this award for the first time in the season.
Thanks to the awesome Leonard, Gregg Popovich last week won three games: against Minnesota, Denver and Cleveland.
In these games, Leonard averaged per game to 36.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists. Against Cleveland, the forward scored in a career record 41 points.
Other nominees from the West: Kevin Durant (Golden state), Karl-Anthony towns (Minnesota), Eric Bledsoe (Phoenix) and Rudy Gobert (Utah).
In the East was not equal to the Joel Embiid for which such award became the first in his career. C December 26, the Cameroonian has played 10 matches in eight cases, Philadelphia will certainly win.
Last week, Embiid helped the Sixers to beat the potential participants in the playoffs for Milwaukee, Toronto and Portland.
In these matches Embiid gave an impressive personal statistics – average per game, he scored on of 22.0 points and 10.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.7 blocked shots.
Other nominees from the East: Dennis schröder (Atlanta), ISEA Thomas (Boston), Kemba Walker (Charlotte), Reggie Jackson and Marcus Morris (Detroit) and Goran dragic (Miami).