NBA Players of the Week December 11th-17th, 2017

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Eastern Conference – LeBron James

The Cavs went 4-0 last week against the Hawks, Jazz, Lakers, and Wizards. In those games LeBron averaged 38 minutes, and averaged 24.8 points, 10.5 rebounds, and 13.5. On top of averaging a triple double during this stretch, he also acquired triple doubles in 3 of the 4 matchups. Right now Giannis is beating on the door of player of the week, but doesn’t have the next level ability to will his team to victory that James posses.

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Western Conference – Chris Paul

If there ever was speculation on how the Rockets would be with two ball controlling All-Stars, let that be laid to rest. Paul averaged 26-6.3-7.8 during the last week as his team went undefeated against the Bucks, Hornets, Spurs, and Pellies. He was the owner of an outrageous +/- of 14.8. Not to mention he shot 45% from beyond the arc. The Rockets might finally have added that piece that makes them a legit competitor to the Warriors. For the sake of entertainment, I sure hope so.

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