LeBron James, Jrue Holiday named NBA Players of the Week for Week 14

Los Angeles Lakers superstar forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks star guard Jrue Holiday have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 14.

LeBron James led the Lakers to a 3-1 record in Week 14 with averages of 35 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists and 1.3 blocks.

The four-time NBA champion went for a season-high 48 points, eight boards and nine assists in the Lakers’ win over the Rockets last Monday, his third 40-point game of the season.

Additionally, LeBron James became just the fourth player in NBA history to make at least 8,000 career free throws in the Lakers’ loss to the Kings on Tuesday.

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Jrue Holiday led the Bucks to a 2-1 record in Week 14 with averages of 33.3 points, 9.3 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.7 steals per game while shooting 56.9% from the field and 47.8% from three.

In back-to-back games, Holiday set a new season-high in scoring, first scoring 35 points in a win over the Pacers on Monday, before scoring a season-high 37 points in Tuesday’s win over the Raptors.

This marked the first time in his career scoring 35+ points in consecutive games. Milwaukee is third in the East with a 30-17 record.

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