MILWAUKEE -- Jrue Holiday made the difference for the Bucks last week, and it earned him some recognition.
Holiday was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the NBA announced Monday. Holiday averaged 33.3 points and 9.3 assists over three games last week.
The point guard posted 35 points during Milwaukee's win over Indiana then a season-high 37 on Tuesday against Toronto. It was the first time in his career that Holiday recorded 35 or more points in back-to-back games.
The former UCLA Bruin has recorded four double-doubles in his last five games, and 11 this season. He is averaging a career-high 2.4 three-pointers per game.
Holiday was last named Player of the Week during the 2020-21 season, and he the only Bucks player besides Giannis Antetokounmpo to earn the honor this season.
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