Giannis Antetokounmpo named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, according to a news release.

During the Bucks’ four games, Antetokounmpo averaged 25.3 points, 13.3 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 2 blocks and 1 steal per game, leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record. During the week, Antetokounmpo shot 57.8% from the field and had at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in three of the four games. In a win against the Raptors on Saturday, Antetokounmpo had 36 points, 8 assists and 4 blocks.

According to the release, Antetokounmpo is the first player in NBA history to tally 150 points, 80 rebounds and 40 assists in the first six games of a season.

Antetokounmpo has now been named Player of the Week 10 times in his career. He won six time last season.

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