Khris Middleton named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Khris Middleton has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for Week 15, the NBA announced today. This is Middleton’s first Player of the Week honor of his career.

Middleton averaged 25.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game while shooting 63.8 percent from the field and 55.6 percent from 3-point range from Jan. 22-28, helping the Bucks to a perfect 3-0 record. On the season, Middleton is averaging career-highs in points (20.4), rebounds (5.3) and assists (4.3) per game while shooting a career-high 46.8 percent from the field. In his sixth NBA season, Middleton is one of just four players in the Eastern Conference in 2017-18 averaging at least 20.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game for the season.

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via Bucks press release