List of players awarded with the NBA Player of the Week award in league history.
The NBA Player of the Week award was created in the 1979-80' season and Julius Erving was its first recipient. The award is reserved to the best performers of the best teams of each regular season week, Monday to Sunday. Initially, only one player in the entire league was awarded each week, but since 2001-02' season, at least two players are selected, one from the Eastern Conference and another from the Western Conference. In rare ocasions, the award has been shared by two players.