The NBA announced on Monday that Russell Westbrook (Washington) and Bojan Bogdanovic (Utah) were voted best players of the week.
Westbrook in the East, Bogdanovic in the West! Russell Westbrook and Bojan Bogdanovic were voted the best players of the past week, as announced by the NBA on Monday. This is already the twentieth time that the 32-year-old Washington point guard has received this honor, who was voted best player of the week for the first time in his career in February 2010, when he played in Oklahoma. City. But this is the first time he has been awarded since November 2018!
He had never been considered the best player of the week last season in Houston, nor since his start to the season in Washington. But this week, “RussWest” made history by tying Oscar Robertson’s career triple-double record (181). The Wizards have won three of their four games of the week, and Westbrook turned to an incredible 22.3 points, 17.3 rebounds and 18.3 assists! Thanks in particular to him, Washington (9th) is off to a good start in the play-in, despite a very disappointing start to the season.
Career record for Bogdanovic
On the West side, it was a player much less used to the title of player of the week, Bojan Bogdanovic, who was rewarded. The 32-year-old winger, who has worn the Utah colors for two seasons, was elected for the second time in his career, after February 2019 when he played in Indiana. The Croatian also had a dream week, as he broke his career record against Denver: 48 points to 16 of 23 on shots including 8 of 11 to 3 points. The Jazz have won their four games of the week and Bogdanovic has turned 29.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists on average. In the wake of “Bogey”, Utah widened the gap with Phoenix, who had once led the Western Conference, with now two wins over the Suns.