The Brooklyn Nets’ Joe Johnson and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively for games played Monday, March 17, through Sunday, March 23.
Johnson led the Nets to a 4-0 week, with wins over the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged 22 points, 5 rebounds and 3.5 assists. Johnson was 14-of-24 from three-point range on the week. That included a 6-of-8 performance from beyond the arc en route to 27 points on in a 114-98 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday March 21.
Check Out Joe Johnson’s heroics Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks:
Durant led the Thunder to a 3-0 week. He put up 35 points or more in all three contests. He averaged a league-best 40.3 ppg and added 11.7 rebounds and 6 assists. KD closed the week with a 51-point, 12-rebound, seven-assist game in a Thunder 119-118 double overtime win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday March 21.
Check out Kevin Durant’s performance Friday against the Toronto Raptors: