PAUL GEORGE NAMED WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
November 10, 2022
The NBA announced that LA Clippers forward Paul George has been named Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from Monday, October 31, through Sunday, November 6. This is George's 11th-career Player of the Week Award and his third time winning the award with the Clippers. During the week, George helped lead the team to a 3-1 record while averaging 32.3 points, 5.8 rebounds, 5.8 assists, and 2.3 steals.
The seven-time All-Star recorded 35 points, nine rebounds, eight assists, six steals, and two blocks against the Houston Rockets on October 31 and became the second player in franchise history and the eighth player in NBA history to post those stats in a single game. George's 32.3 points were the second-highest scoring average in the NBA this week. The Palmdale, Calif., native was also one of two players this week to shoot at least 44% from behind the arc (min. 9.0 3PA) and 50% from the field.
In his 13th NBA season, the six-time All-NBA player is averaging a Clippers' career-high 24.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists, and 1.8 steals. The Clippers have won three of their last four games and currently rank eighth in the Western Conference with a 5-5 record.