On Monday, the NBA announced their players of the week in both conferences for the week of November 12-18.

According to Inside Hoops, centers Nikola Vucevic of the Orlando Magic and Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans received the weekly honors in the Eastern and Western Conference respectively.

Eastern Conference Player of the Week - Nikola Vucevic

The Magic have been playing much better basketball of late, winning five of their last six games. They went 3-1 this past week, and Vucevic was the catalyst for their success.

In the four games Orlando played from November 12-18, the 28-year-old Vucevic posted per game averages of 27.8 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.3 steals, and 0.5 blocks.

He shot 43-74 (58.1 percent) from the field, 8-17 (47.1 percent) from three-point territory, and 17-19 (89.5 percent) from the charity stripe.

Vucevic finished with three point/rebound double-doubles this past week and nearly had a triple-double in Sunday's victory over the New York Knicks (28 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists). According to CBS Sports, his 36 points in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday are a season-high.

The seven-foot Vucevic is currently in his eighth season in the league. This is the second time that he has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week, and his first time since the 2013-14 season.

Western Conference Player of the Week - Anthony Davis

In the Western Conference, five-time All-Star Anthony Davis was named Player of the Week for November 12-18.

New Orleans finished 3-1 this past week as the 25-year-old Davis continued his dominant play.

In those four outings, Davis was superb as he averaged 34.3 points, 14.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 0.8 steals, and 2.0 blocks. He also shot the ball well finishing the week 46-90 (51.1 percent) from the field, 4-10 (40 percent) on three-point tries, and 41-48 (85.4 percent) from the free throw line.

The 6-10 Davis started the week with a 20/20 game as he scored 25 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in a victory over the Toronto Raptors last Monday. On Friday and Saturday, he scored 43 and 40 points respectively.

The first overall selection in the 2012 NBA Draft, Davis is now in his seventh season in the league.

Somewhat surprisingly, this is just the fifth time that he has been named Western Conference Player of the Week, and it is the first time he has received the weekly honors this season.

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