Wade, Garnett Named Players of the Week
Posted Nov 8 2004 2:35PM
Players of the Week: Nov. 2-8
NEW YORK, April 12 – The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade and Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Garnett were today named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Tuesday, November 2 through Sunday, November 7.
Garnett led the Timberwolves to a 2-1 start, averaging 27.3 points, a league-high 16.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 3.0 blocks per game. He recorded double-doubles (points-rebounds) in all three contests and recorded his 24th career 20-point/20-rebound effort with 28 points and 20 rebounds against New York. Garnett recorded stellar performances in crunch time this week, shooting 71.4% from the field in fourth quarters and overtime in tight games against New York, Denver and New Orleans.
Here is a closer look at the week for Wade and Garnett:
Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat
Kevin Garnett, Minnesota Timberwolves
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Chicago’s Kirk Hinrich and Luol Deng, Cleveland’s LeBron James, Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Detroit’s Chauncey Billups, Indiana’s Ron Artest, Orlando’s Steve Francis, Phoenix’s Amare Stoudemire, Portland’s Shareef Abdur-Rahim, San Antonio’s Manu Ginobili, Toronto’s Rafer Alston, Utah’s Carlos Boozer and Washington’s Antawn Jamison.