- Best of the week: walker and westbrook was selected
The NBA officially announced the winners of the best players in the East and West last week. Hornets guard Kemba Walker and Thunder guard Russell Westbrook were elected.
Last week's Eastern Player of the Year: Walker
Last week, Walker averaged 34.8 points, 6.3 assists and 5.5 rebounds. He shot 50% from the field, 40.6% from three-pointers and 89.5% from the free-throw line. He led the Hornets to a 3 win and 1 loss record. His last week's scoring and total score (139 points) ranked first in the league. Walker has been the best in his career seven times, which is the most in the history of the Hornets.
In the game against the Jazz on April 2, Walker scored 47 points (22 points in the fourth quarter), which is his sixth time this season, scoring 40+, tied for fifth place in the league. In the fourth game on April 4th, Walker scored 21 points in the fourth quarter, which made him the first player to score 20+ in the fourth quarter after Kobe Bryant in 2006. . In the game against the Pistons on April 8, Walker hit his 250th three-pointer this season, becoming the ninth player in NBA history to score 250+ three-pointers in a single season; now Walker This season, he has made 252 three-pointers, ranking fifth in the league and the most among the Eastern players.
In addition, Walker's total score this season has exceeded the 2000 mark, he became one of the six players who scored 2000 points this season, and he is also the second player in the history of the Hornets to score a 2000 mark in a single season. The first place was Glenn Rice in the 1996-97 season.
West Player of the Week last week: Westbrook
Last week, Westbrook averaged 22 points, 12.7 rebounds, 17 assists and 1.7 steals, shooting 38.1% from the field, 26.3% from three-pointers and 65% from the free-throw line. 3 wins and 0 losses record.
In the Thunder defeated the Lakers last Wednesday, Westbrook scored 20 points, 20 rebounds and 21 assists, becoming the second player in history to get three, two, three pairs; and last Saturday, the Thunder defeated the Pistons. In the game, Westbrook locked in the season's three-double performance, which became the first player in history to play three double-doubles in three consecutive seasons. Source:www.nbamtcoins.com