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Ty Lawson, Monta Ellis Players of the Week

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Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets and Monta Ellis of the Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded with player of the week honors.

Ellis led the Bucks to a 3-0 week, putting up several impressive performances. His best game of the week was against the Houston Rockets, in which the guard recorded 27 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and six steals. He also hit the game-winning three-point shot.

Lawson was awarded with his first player of the week award this season, after leading the Nuggets to a 3-0 week. In the three game stretch, Denver beat the Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder. Lawson averaged 21 points and 7 assists over the three games.

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