Magloire, Anthony Named Players of the Week
Posted Apr 12 2004 1:28PM
Players of the Week: April 5-11
NEW YORK, April 12 – The New Orleans Hornets’ Jamaal Magloire and Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony were today named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, April 5 through Sunday, April 11.
Anthony led the Nuggets to a 2-1 week, competing with Utah and Portland for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The rookie averaged 28.7 points on .527 shooting, 8.0 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.7 steals, recording his ninth and tenth games scoring 30 points or more. In Denver’s 110-100 overtime win against Portland, Anthony scored the Nuggets last five points in regulation and the first four points in overtime to secure the victory.
Here is a closer look at the week for Magloire and Anthony:
Jamaal Magloire, New Orleans Hornets
Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Atlanta’s Stephen Jackson, Detroit’s Tayshaun Prince, Indiana’s Jermaine O’Neal, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, Phoenix’s Amare Stoudemire, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan and Utah’s Andrei Kirilenko.