Cody Taylor: Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Darius Garland have been named the NBA Western and Eastern Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for Week 13 of the 2021-22 season (Jan. 10 – 16). – via Twitter CodyTaylorNBA
Devin Booker led the Suns to a 3-0 week with averages of 27.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists. His best performance of the week came against the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 14 when he logged 35 points, four rebounds, three assists and a block in a 112-94 win. The Suns (33-9) are currently the No. 1 seed in the West Conference.
Darius Garland was huge for the Cleveland Cavaliers in week 13, averaging 20.5 points, 6.0 rebounds and 12.8 assists as the Cavs went 4-0. He dropped 35 points on the Spurs on Jan. 14 and had a triple-double two nights earlier, finishing with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists vs. Utah. In addition, Garland tallied a career-high 18 assists on Saturday night. The Cavs (26-18) are currently the No. 6 seed in the East Conference.