Nikola Jokic
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Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic and Brooklyn Nets’ James Harden have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, for Week 6.

This is the second consecutive week that Jokic has won the award, becoming the first Nugget to win back-to-back weeks since Carmelo Anthony in 2006.

Jokic averaged 30.8 points, 10.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game, as the Nuggets went 3-1.

Jokic’s performances from the week:

  • Jan. 25: 20 points (8-13 FG, 4-4 FT), 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
  • Jan. 27: 21 points (9-14 FG, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 block
  • Jan. 29: 35 points (14-24 FG, 5-11 3P), 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal, 1 block
  • Jan. 31: 47 points (17-26 FG, 4-4 3P, 9-10 FT), 12 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals, 1 block

Harden averaged 25.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game, as the Nets went 3-1 (0-1 without Harden).

Harden’s performances from the week:

  • Jan. 25: 20 points (7-10 FG, 3-5 3P, 3-5 FT), 4 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, 1 block
  • Jan. 27: 31 points (9-20 FG, 5-9 3P, 8-8 FT), 8 rebounds, 15 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
  • Jan. 29: 25 points (9-14 FG, 3-6 3P, 4-4 FT), 10 rebounds, 11 assists, 1 block
  • Jan. 31: DNP – thigh contusion