NBA has just announced the Players of Week for the games played between November 4-10. Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam claimed the award in the Eastern Conference, while Houston Rockets guard James Harden scooped the award in the Western Conference.
Pascal Siakam led the Toronto Raptors to a perfect 3-0 record averaging 30.3 points, 11.3 rebounds shooting 51.5% from the field. Siakam's highlight of the week was undoubtedly his career-high tally of 44 points in the win over New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday, November 11. This is the second time Siakam has won the league's Player of the Week award, becoming the sixth player in Raptors' history to win it multiple times.
Toronto Raptors 124-120 Sacramento Kings
23 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals
Toronto Raptors 122-104 New Orleans Pelicans
44 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists
Toronto Raptors 113-104 Los Angeles Lakers
24 points, 11 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks, 1 steal
James Harden also led the Houston Rockets to a 3-0 record averaging 40.7 points, 9.3 assists, 8.0 rebounds shooting 43.1% from a point guard. The Rockets outscored their opponent by an average of more the 15 points per game this past week with Harden leading his side from the front. Harden currently leads the league in scoring at 39 points per game and is second in the assists charts with 9.
Houston Rockets 107-100 Memphis Grizzlies
44 points, 10 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
Houston Rockets 129-112 Golden State Warriors
36 points, 13 assists, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 blocks
Houston Rockets 117-94 Chicago Bulls
42 points, 10 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 steals