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JASON KIDD NAMED
NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE
PLAYER OF THE WEEK

NEW YORK, March 19, 2007 Jason Kidd was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 12 through Sunday, March 18.

Kidd, who has recorded double-digit assists in four straight games, averaged 14.5 points, a league-best 12.8 assists, 7.5 rebounds and 2.8 steals in helping lead New Jersey to a 3-1 record. He scored 18 points to go with 12 assists, six rebounds and four steals in a 112-108 win at New Orleans/Oklahoma City on March 13, and scored 23 points and dished out 13 assists in a 101-95 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on March 18.

Jason Kidd's Week

March 12 @ Memphis: Dished out 12 assists to go with eight points and eight rebounds in a 113-102 win over the Grizzlies.

March 13 @ New Orleans/Okla. City: Tallied 18 points, 12 assists, six rebounds and four steals in a 112-108 win over the Hornets.

March 15 vs. Miami: Missed a triple-double by one point with 14 assists, 10 rebounds and nine points in a 93-86 loss to the Heat.

March 18 vs. L.A. Clippers: Notched 23 points, 13 assists, six rebounds and six steals in a 101-95 win over the Clippers.


Jason Kidd's efforts over the past week, against the Grizzlies, Hornets, Heat and Clippers have earned him Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors. Kidd averaged 14.5 points, a league-best 12.8 assists, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.8 steals.

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