Boston-04/09/21 Boston Celtics vs Timberwolves-Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) was given the game ball after scoring 53 points in the game. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff (sports)

Los Angeles Clippers’ Paul George and Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, for Week 16.

This is the second time that Tatum has won the award this season.

George averaged 33.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game, as the Clippers went 3-0.

George’s performances from the week:

  • April 6: 36 points (11-18 FG, 6-9 3P, 8-8 FT), 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal, 1 block
  • April 8: 33 points (12-19 FG, 7-9 3P), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
  • April 11: 32 points (12-25 FG, 7-7 FT), 3 rebounds, 9 assists, 1 steal

Tatum averaged 31.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game, as the Celtics went 3-1.

Tatum’s performances from the week:

  • April 6: 20 points (7-17 FG), 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal
  • April 7: 25 points (10-21 FG), 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal
  • April 9: 53 points (16-25 FG, 6-10 3P, 15-16 FT), 10 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 block
  • April 11: 28 points, (9-23 FG, 8-8 FT), 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal