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NBA Week 8: Devin Booker, Saddiq Bey named NBA Players of the Week

Following their impressive performances in NBA Week 8, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker and Detroit Pistons rookie Saddiq Bey have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 8.

Devin Booker who averaged 32.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 5.3 assists takes over from De’Aaron Fox as the player of the week for the western conference while Saddiq Bey takes over from Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo as the eastern conference’s player of the week

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Booker led the Suns to secure victories in their Week 8 matchups, posting 36 points in their win over Cleveland Cavaliers, 30 points against Bucks, 36 against Sixers, and 27 points against the Magic.

Like Booker, Detroit Pistons rookie Saddiq Bey also had an exciting week as he helped them to secure three wins as well. He dropped 30 points against the Celtics, 15 points against the Nets, 10 points against the Pacers, and 16 points against Pelicans.

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NBA Week 8: Players of the week in numbers

Devin Booker

Suns 119, Cavaliers 113 (Feb. 8)

36 points (14-27 FG, 5-9 3P), 5 rebounds, 8 assists

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Suns 125, Bucks 124 (Feb. 10)

30 points (11-21 FG), 6 rebounds, 3 assists

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Suns 120, Sixers 111 (Feb. 13)

36 points (14-23 FG, 3-5 3P), 5 rebounds, 4 assists

Suns 109, Magic 90 (Feb. 14)

27 points (10-16 FG), 4 rebounds, 6 assists

Saddiq Bey

Pistons 122, Nets 111 (Feb. 9)

15 points (6-6 FG, 3-3 3P), 3 rebounds, 2 assists

Pacers 111, Pistons 95 (Feb. 11)

10 points (3-6 FG, 2-5 3P), 3 rebounds

Pistons 108, Celtics 102 (Feb. 12)

30 points (10-12 FG, 7-7 3P), 12 rebounds

Pistons 123, Pelicans 112 (Feb. 14)

16 points (6-11 FG, 4-8 3P), 4 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals

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

NBA Week 5: Nikola Jokic, Joel Embiid

NBA Week 6: Nikola Jokic, James Harden

NBA Week 7: Antetokounmpo, De’Aaron

NBA Week 8: Devin Booker, Saddiq Bey

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