The Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James and the LA Clippers' Blake Griffin were on Tuesday named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week.
James led the Cavaliers a 3-1 week. He averaged 25.5 points, 11.3 assists (second in the East and the NBA) and 5.8 rebounds. In a 140-135 overtime win against the Washington Wizards on Feb. 6, James set a career high with 17 assists, scored 32 points and made a turnaround, fadeaway three-pointer with 0.3 seconds left to force overtime. James scored at least 25 points in three of four games and posted two double-doubles.
Griffin led the Clippers to a 2-1 week behind averages of 26.0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 8.0 assists (tied for fourth in the West). Griffin posted a triple-double with 26 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high-tying 11 assists in a 118-109 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Feb. 6. He shot 49.2 percent from the field for the week, totaled 24 assists and only three turnovers.