This will be the third time that the Celtics forward has been recognized by the league this season and the second time this month. Tatum won the award two weeks ago and prior to that back in December.
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns and Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for Week 22 of the 2021-22 season (March 14 - 20). pic.twitter.com/4t2FpZk7x7— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) March 21, 2022
Tatum averaged 29.3 points on 59.2% shooting (57.1% 3-PT, 93.3% FT), to go along with 7.7 rebounds, and 5.0 assists in three road games that resulted in all Celtics wins – at Golden State (March 16), Sacramento (March 18), and Denver (March 20).
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