LeBron James, Domantas Sabonis named NBA Players of the Week

Published December 14, 2021, 8:00 AMNBA.com Staff

The All-Star forwards take home the honors for Week 8.

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Indiana Pacers forward/center Domantas Sabonis have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 8.

Check out their performances from the past week of action.

LeBron James | Los Angeles Lakers

The versatile forward powered the Lakers to a 3-1 week. James scored 30 or more points in two of three games in Week 8 and averaged 28.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 8.0 assists, including two triple-doubles. The Lakers (15-13) are the No. 6 seed in the West standings.

Domantas Sabonis | Indiana Pacers

Indiana’s low-post star was a standout in Week 8 as the Pacers went 3-0. Sabonis had a double-double in both of Indiana’s wins and averaged 25.0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 6.0 assists while shooting 75% from the field. The Pacers (12-16) are the No. 13 seed in the East standings.