Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic named NBA Players of the Week
NBA.com Global on Jan 08, 2019 07:23 AM
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NBA press release
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić have been named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for Week 12 of the 2018-19 season (Jan. 1-7, PHL time).
Other nominees for Eastern Conference Player of the Week were Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard, Indiana’s Victor Oladipo and Brooklyn’s D’Angelo Russell.
Other nominees for Western Conference Player of the Week were Golden State’s Stephen Curry, Houston’s James Harden, Portland’s Jusuf Nurkić and Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns.