- Official Week's Best: Harden and DeRozan elected
According to NBA official website reported, NBA officials announced last week's NBA East and West best players, the Raptors DeMar DeRozan and the Rockets James Harden were elected.
DeRozan led the Raptors to a 3-0 win last week, averaging 34.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. Last weekend the Raptors and the Hornets in the game, DeRozan scored 37 points, and led the Raptors comeback.
It is worth mentioning that this is the second time DeRozan career-selected player of the week.
James - Harden led the Rockets last week, led by 2 wins and 1 loss record, he averaged 27 points, 14.3 assists and 9.7 rebounds, and two consecutive games to get three pairs. The four NBA All-Star players are currently ranked first in assists per game, averaging fifth in scoring.
Other nominees for the week included Denis Schroder (Eagles), Joel Nbid (76ers), Jimmy Butler (Bulls), Kemba Walker (Hornets), and Brook Lopez (Nets), Andrew Wiggins (Timberwolves), Stephen Curry (Warriors), Chris Paul and Blake Griffin (Clippers), Gordon Hayward (Jazz) and Anthony - Davis