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NBA week 4: Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard named NBA players of the week

After netting 102 points in just three games for Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant has been named the NBA player of the week for week 4 of the 2020/2021 season.

Durant was actively involved as Brooklyn Nets secured three victories in week 4 against Nuggets, Knicks and Magic. He posted 34 points against Nuggets before following it up with 26 against the Knicks on 13th January.

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The final game of week four saw him post 42 points as Nets defeated Orlando Magic (122, 115), in what was James Harden’s debut game for the Nets since his trade from Houston Rockets. 

Alongside Durant, who was named as the player of the week for the eastern conference, Damian Lillard was also announced as the player of the week for the western conference.

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Lillard posted 126 points to help Portland Trail Blazers win three out of four games in the fourth week. His best points tally for the week was against Kings in which he posted 40 points.

Lillard and Durant take over from Luka Doncic and Jayson Tatum who were named players of the week for week three of the new NBA season.

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NBA week 4: Players of the week in numbers

Kevin Durant

Nets 122, Nuggets 116 (Jan. 12)

34 points (12-18 FG, 4-7 3P), 13 assists, 9 rebounds

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Nets 116, Knicks 109 (Jan. 13)

26 points (10-18 FG, 3-5 3P), 6 assists, 3 rebounds, 2 blocks

Nets 122, Magic 115 (Jan. 16)

42 points (16-26 FG, 5-8 3P), 5 assists, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks

Damian Lillard

Trail Blazers 112, Raptors 111 (Jan. 11)

23 points (8-16 FG, 3-6 3P), 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 block

Trail Blazers 132, Kings 126 (Jan. 13)

40 points (11-23 FG, 6-15 3P), 13 assists, 1 rebound, 3 steals

Pacers 111, Trail Blazers 87 (Jan. 14)

22 points (7-16 FG, 2-5 3P), 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal

Trail Blazers 112, Hawks 106 (Jan. 16)

36 points (10-23 FG, 4-12 3P), 7 assists, 7 rebounds, 1 steal

2020/21 NBA Players of the week

NBA Week 1: Brandon Ingram, Domantas Sabonis

NBA Week 2: Stephen Curry, Tobias Harris 

NBA Week 3: Luka Doncic, Jayson Tatum 

NBA Week 4: Kevin Durant, Damian Lillard

 

 

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