Walker, Francis Named Players of the Week
Posted Jan 21 2003 2:30PM
Boston forward and Houston guard earn weekly honors
NEW YORK, Jan. 21 -- Boston Celtics forward Antoine Walker and Houston Rockets guard Steve Francis today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, January 13 through Sunday, January 19.
Walker averaged 24.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.3 assists as the Celtics finished the week with a 3-1 record.
Francis averaged 29.7 points, 5.3 rebounds, 9.3 assists and 2.0 steals in leading the Rockets to a 3-0 record.
Here is a closer look at the week for Walker and Francis:
Other candidates for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Boston’s Paul Pierce, Detroit’s Clifford Robinson, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, New Orleans’ David Wesley, Phoenix’s Stephon Marbury, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan, Toronto’s Jerome Williams, Utah’s Matt Harpring and Washington’s Michael Jordan.