Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis and Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 21.
NBA Players of the Week for Week 21.
West: Domantas Sabonis (@SacramentoKings)
East: Joel Embiid (@sixers) pic.twitter.com/1FW5oSQQ2X
— NBA (@NBA) March 13, 2023
Check out their performances from the past week of action.
Domantas Sabonis, Sacramento Kings
Sabonis led the Kings to an undefeated 3-0 week with averages of 20.0 points, 10.7 rebounds and 8.3 assists. His week was highlighted by a 24-point, 13-rebound, 10-assist triple-double in a win over the Knicks. Sabonis is averaging 19.0 points, 12.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists over 64 games this season. The Kings (40-26) are currently tied for 2nd in the West standings.
𝐃𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐃𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐬 😤👑
@dsabonis11 joins De'Aaron Fox (2020-21), DeMarcus Cousins (2015-16) and Chris Webber (1999-00, 2000-01) as the only players in the Sacramento-era with multiple Western Conference Player of the Week Awards in a single season 🏅 pic.twitter.com/n0uPo80Snq
— Sacramento Kings (@SacramentoKings) March 13, 2023
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
The All-NBA center dominated during Week 21 with averages of 38.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.8 blocks as Philadelphia posted a perfect 4-0 record. Embiid, who leads the league in scoring at 33.4 ppg, has scored 30-plus points in six straight games and 38 times this season. The Sixers (45-22) are currently 3rd in the East standings.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) March 13, 2023