Damian Lillard
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Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Brooklyn Nets’ James Harden have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, for Week 9.

This is the second time that Lillard and Harden have won the award this season.

Lillard averaged 36.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 12.7 assists per game, as the Trail Blazers went 2-1.

Lillard’s performances from the week:

  • Feb. 16: 31 points (12-25 FG, 5-14 3P), 7 rebounds, 10 assists, 2 steals
  • Feb. 17: 43 points (14-28 FG, 7-16 3P), 4 rebounds, 16 assists, 1 steal, 1 block
  • Feb. 20: 35 points (10-30 FG, 7-17 3P), 6 rebounds, 12 assists, 1 steal

Harden averaged 31.8 points, 9.0 rebounds and 10.8 assists per game, as the Nets went 4-0.

Harden’s performances from the week:

  • Feb. 15: 29 points (10-18 FG, 6-10 3P), 13 rebounds, 14 assists, 1 block
  • Feb. 16: 38 points (14-22 FG, 5-11 3P), 7 rebounds, 11 assists, 1 steal
  • Feb. 18: 23 points (7-15 FG, 3-7 3P), 5 rebounds, 11 assists, 2 steals, 1 block
  • Feb. 21: 37 points (13-25 FG, 4-9 3P), 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals