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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Miami Warmth have been on a powerful run over the previous two weeks, reeling off seven consecutive wins.
An enormous a part of Miami’s success has been the play of guard Dion Waiters, who has come on robust after lacking 20 video games as a consequence of damage earlier this season.
The NBA acknowledged Waiters on Monday, naming him the Japanese Convention Participant of the Week.
Waiters helped lead Miami to a four-zero document through the week of January 23r d to the 29t h, constructing on the Warmth’s seven recreation win streak which is the NBA’s present longest streak.
Final week Waiters averaged 23.three factors, four.5 rebounds and 5.zero assists whereas capturing forty eight.6 % from the sector and forty eight % from three-level vary.
At present Waiters has scored at the least 17 factors in 5 consecutive video games, the second-longest such streak of his profession.
This marks the 54th time in Warmth franchise historical past that a participant has earned Participant of the Week honors.
It’s the primary time Waiters has been named NBA Participant of the Week throughout his 4-yr profession.