Jaylen Brown becomes first Celtic since Isaiah Thomas to earn Eastern Conference Player of the Week

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For the first time in almost three years, a member of the Celtics has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Isaiah Thomas received the honor last in February of the 2016-17 season.

Jaylen Brown was given the honor for his efforts during Christmas week, the 10th week of 2019-20. It’s the first time he’s received the honor in his career.

Jalyen Brown has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

— Nick Friar (@Nick_Friar) December 30, 2019

Brown shot 62.1% from the floor and 57.9% from three in Boston’s three games. He averaged 27 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.

Brown also set a new career-high in points with 34 against the Cavs on Friday.