DENVER (CBS4) – Paul Millsap of the Denver Nuggets has been named NBA Western Conference Player of the Week. The forward averaged 21 points, 10.5 rebounds, 3 assists and 2.5 steals in games between Nov. 26 and Sunday.

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Paul Millsap of the Denver Nuggets poses for a portrait during the Denver Nuggets Media Day at the Pepsi Center on September 24, 2018. (credit: Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images)

It’s the third time Millsap has received the honor. The previous two times were when he played for the Atlanta Hawks.

Teammate Nikola Jokic also won the award for his performance during the week of Oct. 22.

The Nuggets are currently on a five-game win streak.

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