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Paul George and Jarrett Allen named NBA Players of the Week

Jarrett Allen defends Paul George
Jarrett Allen defends Paul George (Getty Images)

LA Clippers forward Paul George and Cleveland Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen have been named the NBA Players of the Week for Week 3.

Check out their performances from the past week of action.

Paul George | LA Clippers

The seven-time All-Star led the Clippers to an undefeated 4-0 week with averages of 26.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists. He tallied 32 points in back-to-back games to begin the week before sinking a season-high 13 free throws on 14 attempts against the Timberwolves on Friday. The Clippers (5-4) are currently the 7th seed in the West.

Jarrett Allen | Cleveland Cavaliers

The defensive-minded center showed off his all-around skills during the Cavaliers' impressive Week 3. Cleveland went 4-0 with wins over the Hornets, Blazers, Raptors and Knicks. Allen averaged 20.5 points, 16.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocks during the stretch, including back-to-back 24-point games to begin the week. The Cavaliers (7-4) are currently the 6th seed in the East.

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