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Damian Lillard, Trae Young named Players of the Week

Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers reacts during the second quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Moda Center on May 08, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Steph Chambers/Getty Images/AFP

Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, for Week 21.

This is the third time that Lillard has won the award this season.

Lillard averaged 31.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.8 assists per game, as the Trail Blazers went 3-1.

Lillard’s performances from the week:

  • May 10: 34 points (11-20 FG, 6-11 3P), 9 rebounds, 6 assists
  • May 12: 30 points (10-20 FG, 3-9 3P), 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 block
  • May 13: 41 points (16-23 FG, 2-6 3P), 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal
  • May 16: 22 points (7-13 FG, 5-9 3P), 3 rebounds, 10 assists

Young averaged 24.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 8.5 assists per game, as the Hawks went 4-0.

Young’s performances from the week:

  • May 10: 36 points (11-22 FG), 6 rebounds, 9 assists
  • May 12: 33 points (12-25 FG, 2-8 3P), 8 rebounds, 9 assists
  • May 13: 18 points (7-14 FG), 7 assists
  • May 16: 10 points (3-9 FG, 1-3 3P), 3 rebounds, 9 assists, 2 steals
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