Martin, Duncan Named Players of the Week
Posted Feb 9 2004 3:10PM
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9 – The New Jersey Nets Kenyon Martin and San Antonio Spurs Tim Duncan were today named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, February 2 through Sunday, February 8.
Martin led the Nets to a perfect 4-0 record for the week, averaging 21.0 points and 12.0 rebounds, recording three double-doubles (points-rebounds) against New Orleans, Miami and Orlando.
Duncan averaged 27.3 points on .556 shooting, 13.0 rebounds, 3.67 blocks and 2.33 steals per game, leading the Spurs to a 3-0 record for the week. Duncan recorded double-doubles (points-rebounds) against Utah, Seattle and Sacramento, placing him second in the NBA in double-doubles recorded this season (41).
Here is a closer look at the week for Martin and Duncan:
Kenyon Martin, New Jersey Nets
Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Dallas’ Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki, Memphis’ Pau Gasol, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, New York’s Stephon Marbury, Portland’s Zach Randolph, Sacramento’s Peja Stojakovic and Washington’s Kwame Brown.