Doncic and Tatum, players of the week

The base of Dallas Mavericks Luka Dončić and the eaves of the Boston Celtics Jayson Tatum have been named NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for the third week of the NBA season.

Other nominees for NBA Western Conference Player of the Week included San Antonio Spurs point guard DeMar DeRozan, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center of Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokić and Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum.

Other nominees for NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week were Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball and forward Gordon Hayward, Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon and center Domantas Sabonis, Cleveland Cavaliers center Andre Drummond , Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine, Philadelphia 76ers guard Tyrese Maxey and Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton.