After averaging 25.3 points and leading the Nets to four wins in five games, Spencer Dinwiddie is the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week.
Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the news...
NBA's Players of the Week for week five: Brooklyn's Spencer Dinwiddie and Dallas' Luka Doncic.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 25, 2019
Dinwiddie averaged 25.3 points, 3.5 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.3 steals in 33.3 minutes, starting in place of the injured Kyrie Irving.
The 6’6” point guard dropped 30 points in 35 minutes Sunday — his fifth straight game with 20+ points.
In the official announcement, the Nets laid out Dinwiddie’s week...
Dinwiddie began the week by totaling 28 points, five rebounds and eight assists in 33 minutes in a loss to the Indiana Pacers on Nov. 18. He followed up that performance by leading Brooklyn to the first of a season-best three straight victories, registering 20 points, four rebounds, eight assists and two steals in 37 minutes in a 101-91 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Nov. 20. Dinwiddie then posted 23 points, seven assists and two steals in 28 minutes in a 116-97 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 22. The six-year NBA veteran rounded out the week by registering his second 30-point game of the season, totaling 30 points, four rebounds, four assists and no turnovers in 35 minutes in a 103-101 win at the New York Knicks on Nov. 24.
And the Nets official Twitter feed added...
Just a tech guy with an Eastern Conference Player of the Week award...— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) November 25, 2019
This is Dinwiddie’s first player of the week award. The last Nets player to win the weekly honor was D’Angelo Russell who won last January.
- SPENCER DINWIDDIE NAMED EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Brooklyn Nets