ST. FRANCIS, Wis.- The season opened with a tremendous challenge for Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings.
Celtics All Star point guard Rajon Rondo on Friday and then the reigning Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving on Saturday.
The league took note of Jennings' performance against two of the best the NBA has to offer, naming him the Eastern Conference's Player of the Week.
It's the second player of the week honor in Jennings' career, with the first coming in his rookie season following his 55 point outburst against Golden State.
Jennings scored 21 points, dished out 13 assists and grabbed six steals in Friday's 99-88 victory in Boston and followed up with 13 assists Saturday and hit a buzzer beating three-pointer to give the Bucks a 105-102 victory over Cleveland.
The Bucks point guard leads the league in assists per game (13.0) and is tied for the league lead in steals per game (4.0).
"Just keep it going," Jennings said following Monday's practice at the Cousins Center. "At the...