Paul George Named Western Conference Player of the Week
The NBA announced that LA Clippers forward Paul George has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, November 1 through Sunday, November 7. This is George’s 10th-career Player of the Week Award and his second time winning the award with the Clippers. During the week, George helped lead the team to a 4-0 record while averaging 26.3 points, 8.8 rebounds, 7.3 assists, and 1.8 steals.
The Palmdale, Calif., native eclipsed 14,500 career points during Sunday’s win against the Charlotte Hornets. George is now one of seven active players with at least 14,500 points, 4,500 rebounds, and 2,500 assists. This week, George was the only player in the NBA to average at least 26.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 7.0 assists.
In his 12th NBA season, the six-time All-NBA player is averaging 27.0 points, the most since his time as a Clipper, and has tied his career high in rebounds (8.2) and assists (5.2). The Clippers are currently on a four-game winning streak and rank seventh in the Western Conference with a 5-4 record.