Bynum Named Player of the Week

April 16, 2012 11:36 am PDT

The Los Angeles Lakers’ Andrew Bynum today was named the Western Conference Players of the Week for games played Monday, April 9, through Sunday, April 15.

Bynum led the Lakers to a 4-0 week behind averages of 21.8 points, a league-best 16.3 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 blocks. Bynum posted three point-rebound double-doubles on the week, including a 16-point, 30-rebound effort on April 11 during a 98-84 win over San Antonio.

  • April 11 @ San Antonio: Posted 16 points, 30 rebounds, two assists and two blocks in a 98-84 win over the Spurs.
  • April 13 vs. Denver: Posted 30 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three blocks in a 103-97 win over the Nuggets.
  • April 15 vs. Dallas: Tallied 23 points, 16 rebounds and two assists as the Lakers topped the Mavericks 112-108 in overtime.