NEW YORK, Dec. 30 --
New Jersey Nets guard Lucious Harris
and San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan
today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Dec. 29.
Harris averaged 19.8 points, on .537 shooting from the field, to go along with 6.8 rebounds and 5.0 assists as the Nets went 4-0 last week.
Duncan averaged 28.0 points, 17.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 3.00 blocks in leading the Spurs to a 2-1 record.
Here is a closer look at the week for Harris and Duncan
|Lucious Harris, New Jersey Nets||Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs|
|Dec. 23 vs. Chicago – Had 20 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 99-83 win over the visiting Bulls.
||Dec 23 vs. New Orleans – Had 29 points, a season-high 23 rebounds, four assists and five blocks as the Spurs defeated the Hornets 94-83.|
|Dec. 25 vs. Boston – Recorded 17 points, six assists and four rebounds in a 117-81 win over the Celtics in a rematch of the 2002 Eastern Conference Finals.
||Dec. 27 at Atlanta – Tallied 27 points, 15 rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals as the Spurs were defeated by the Hawks 109-106 at Philips Arena.|
|Dec. 27 vs. Milwaukee – Scored a season-high 25 points while adding eight rebounds, three assists and a block in a 110-90 win over the visiting Bucks.
||Dec. 28 at Chicago – Recorded 28 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and two blocks in a 109-75 win over the Bulls.|
|Dec. 28 at Milwaukee – Had 17 points, eight rebounds while tying his career-high of seven assists as the Nets defeated the Bucks 104-96.
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Indiana’s Ron Artest, Miami’s Eddie Jones, New Jersey’s Kenyon Martin, Orlando’s Tracy McGrady, Phoenix’s Amare Stoudemire and Utah’s Matt Harpring.