Damian Lillard, Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA Players of the Week

Published November 23, 2021, 9:00 AMNBA.com News Services

The dynamic stars each led their squads to undefeated weeks during Week 5.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 5.

Check out their performances from the past week of action.

Damian Lillard | Portland Trail Blazers

The veteran guard averaged 28.3 points, 8.3 assists and 2.0 rebounds during Portland’s 3-0 week. Lillard erupted for a season-high 39 points in a win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. The Blazers (9-8) are currently tied for 6th in the Western Conference.

Giannis Antetokounmpo | Milwaukee Bucks

The two-time NBA MVP led the Bucks to an undefeated 3-0 week with averages of 33.3 points, 16.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists, 2.7 blocks and 1.7 steals. He scored a season-high 47 points on 18-for-23 shooting in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. He tallied 32 points and a season-high 20 rebounds in a win over the Magic. The Bucks (9-8) are currently tied with 5 teams for the sixth seed in the East.