Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid named NBA Players of the Week

Published April 12, 2022, 7:00 AMNBA.com News Services

The superstar players from Dallas and Philadelphia take home the honors for Week 25.

Dallas Mavericks All-Star guard Luka Doncic and Philadelphia 76ers All-Star center Joel Embiid have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 25.

Check out their performances from the past week of action.

Luka Doncic | Dallas Mavericks

Dallas’ standout guard helped the Mavs to a 3-0 week after averaging 30.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists. He had nine or more assists in two of those three games and delivered a 39-point, 11-rebound, seven-assist night in a romp vs. Detroit on April 8. The Mavericks (52-30) enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference.

Joel Embiid | Philadelphia 76ers

The newly crowned NBA scoring champion made sure to finish strong in powering Philadelphia to a 3-1 mark in the games he played in last week. Embiid averaged 38.7 points, 14.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists while scoring 30 or more points in all four games. His best performance came on April 9, when he notched 41 points, 20 rebounds, four assists and two steals in a blowout win vs. Indiana. The 76ers (51-31) enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference.