POSTED: Jan 18, 2016 3:03 PM ET
UPDATED: Jan 18, 2016 3:10 PM ET
John Wall led the Wizards to a 3-1 record, while Kevin Durant and the Thunder were 4-0 this week.
NEW YORK — The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Jan. 17.
Wall led the Wizards to a 3-1 week behind averages of 25.0 points (fourth in the Eastern Conference), a conference-leading 9.8 assists, 6.0 rebounds and a conference-leading 3.0 steals. Wall posted two point-assist double-doubles and recorded a seven-steal game. He tallied 28 points, eight assists and seven rebounds during a 118-104 win over the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 15.
Durant led the Thunder to a 4-0 week behind averages of 26.0 points (third in the Western Conference), 8.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists. He logged a 30-point game and two point-rebound double-doubles for Oklahoma City, which defeated the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat and recorded two wins over the Minnesota Timberwolves. On Jan. 13, Durant shot 9-of-14 from the field en route to a game-high 29 points and added 10 rebounds and four assists during a 108-89 win over the Mavericks.
Here is a recap of the week for Wall and Durant:
Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Boston's Jae Crowder and Isaiah Thomas, the Los Angeles Clippers' Cole Aldrich, Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and Portland's Damian Lillard.