Detroit Pistons’ Saddiq Bey earns Eastern Conference player of week


Piston newbie Saddiq Bey had a week to himself.

The NBA also took note.

Bey was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. He scored 17.8 points and 5.5 rebounds and helped the Pistons to three wins, their best week of the season. He is the second piston novice to win the awardKelly Tripuckain 1982.

The excellent week for Bey included shooting 70% (16 of 23) with 3 pointers and 71% (25 of 35) overall from the field. Bey made all seven of his 3 points against the Boston Celtics on Friday en route to the top 30 of his career.

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Dusty Kennedy