Blake Griffin Named Western Conference Player of the Week

Blake Griffin

Nov 13, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) and guard Chris Paul (3) during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Thunder 111-103. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

After leading his team to a 3-0 victory, it has been announced that Blake Griffin is the Western Conference Player of the Week.

 Griffin helped the Clippers to a 3-0 week behind averages of 25.7 points (tied for third in the Western Conference), 11.3 rebounds (ninth in the conference), 4.7 assists and 1.0 steals. He posted a point-rebound double-double in all three games. On Nov. 13, Griffin scored 22 points and added 12 rebounds, seven assists and three steals as the Clippers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-103.

Here is a recap of the week for Griffin:

Blake Griffin, Los Angeles Clippers  

Nov. 11 vs. Minnesota: Scored 25 points and added 10 rebounds and five assists during the Clippers’ 109-107 win over the Timberwolves.

Nov. 13 vs. Oklahoma City: Tallied 22 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and three steals in a 111-103 win over the Thunder.

Nov. 16 vs. Brooklyn: Posted 30 points on 12-of-19 shooting, and added 12 rebounds during a 110-103 win over the Nets.

Shockingly this is the second time in Blake’s career that he has won a Player of the Week award, with the first coming in December of 2012 where the Clippers went 4-0 while Blake averaged 23 points and 10 rebounds per game.

Lebron James of the Miami Heat was selected as Player of the Week for the Eastern Conference.

Jeremy Lin, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Klay Thompson, Kevin Love, Lamarcus Aldridge and Ty Lawson were also nominated for Western Conference Player of the Week.

Griffin is heating up right now so make sure to check out the Clippers schedule from Barry’s Tickets to see when you want to head to the Staples Center this season!

Shout out to Twitter user @Maxamillion711 for creating this promo video for Griffin winning the Player of the Week award:

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