The latest NBA Players of the Week have been named. Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside won the award for the Eastern Conference and Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard won it for the Western Conference.
Whiteside averaged 20 points, 13.7 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game to lead the Heat to a 2-1 week. Miami have dominated the East during the second half of the season to enter the playoff picture and Whiteside is the best player.
Portland is also trying to sneak into the playoffs on the West side. Lillard averaged 35.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game. The Trail Blazers went 3-1 behind the amazing play of Lillard.