By Eric Christensen

DENVER (CBS4) – For the first time this season, Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic has been named the Western Conference’s Player of the Week.

Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets reacts to a play against the LA Clippers during the fourth quarter at Ball Arena on January 19, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Isaiah Vazquez/Clarkson Creative/Getty Images))

Jokic average 36.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 10 assists and 2.30 steals for the week of Monday Jan. 17th to Sunday Jan. 23rd.

The 26-year old has now earned Western Conference Player of the Week honor 10 times in his career tying Carmelo Anthony for the most in franchise history.

Eric Christensen