The NBA announced Monday that Paul George has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played from November 23 through November 29. This is the fourth time George has been distinguished as the Eastern Conference’s standout player in his career. The last time the Pacers forward earned Player of the Week honors was on January 20, 2014.
George led the Pacers to a 3-0 week behind an Eastern Conference-leading 37.3 points, 6.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals. He shot 54.7 percent from the field, 57.1 percent from three-point range and 86.7 percent from the foul line. On Nov. 24, George tallied 40 points on 14-of-19 shooting, including 7-of-8 from beyond the arc, during a 123-106 win over the Washington Wizards.
Here is a recap of the week for George:
Nov. 24 @ Washington: Connected on 7-of-8 three-point field goals en route to 40 points and added eight rebounds and four assists in a 123-106 win over the Wizards.
Nov. 27 vs. Chicago: Scored 33 points and grabbed eight rebounds during a 104-92 win over the Bulls.
Nov. 29 @ L.A. Lakers: Tallied 39 points and added four rebounds and two steals during a 107-103 win over the Lakers.