Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 26: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dribbles the ball while being guarded by Kendrick Nunn #25 of the Miami Heat in the first quarter at the Fiserv Forum on October 26, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from Oct. 28-Nov. 3.

While leading the Bucks to a 3-1 record, Antetokounmpo averaged 25.3 points, 13.3 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.0 steal per game while shooting 57.8% from the field. He had at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in three of the four games, including a 36-point, 15-rebound, 8-assist, 4-block performance in a win over the Raptors on Saturday.

Through six games this season, Antetokounmpo is averaging 26.7 points (T-9th in NBA), 13.8 rebounds (3rd in NBA), 7.7 assists (T-8th in NBA), 1.8 blocks and 1.3 steals per game while knocking down 58.8% of his shots. He’s also the first player in NBA history to tally at least 150 points, 80 rebounds and 40 assists in the first six games of a season.

This is the 10th time Antetokounmpo has won Player of the Week in his career. He won the award six times last season.

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