Players of the Week, Feb. 18 to Mar. 2
NEW YORK, Mar. 3 --
were today named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, February 24 through Sunday, March 2.
Jordan led the Wizards to a 3-1 record by averaging 24.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.
Allen led the SuperSonics to a 4-0 record by averaging 28.3 points, 7.5 assists and 6.0 rebounds per game.
Here is a closer look at the week for Jordan and Allen:
|Michael Jordan, Washington Wizards||Ray Allen, Seattle SuperSonics|
|February 25 at Indiana: Had 25 points, six rebounds, three assists and one steal in five-point road victory over the Pacers.
||February 24 vs. Detroit: Had 23 points, eight assists, three rebounds and one steal in victory over the Pistons.|
|February 27 vs. Houston: Had 35 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in two-point overtime victory over the Rockets.
||February 26 vs. Atlanta: Had 21 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three steals in victory over the Hawks.|
|March 1 vs. Chicago: Recorded 17 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in victory over the Bulls.
||February 28 vs. LA Lakers: Recorded his second career triple-double with 29 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in victory.|
|March 2 at Miami: Had 21 points, eight rebounds, three blocks, two assists and one steal in loss to the Heat.
||March 1 at LA Clippers: Scored a season-high 40 points to go along with five rebounds and three assists in road victory over the Clippers.|
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Boston’s
Antoine Walker, Dallas’
Dirk Nowitzki, Minnesota’s
Kevin Garnett, New Orleans’
Jamal Mashburn, Orlando’s
Tracy McGrady, and Philadelphia’s