James, Allen Named Players of the Week
Posted Nov 15 2004 2:52PM
Players of the Week: Nov. 9-15
NEW YORK, Nov. 15 – The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Seattle SuperSonics’ Ray Allen were today named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, November 8 through Sunday, November 14.
Allen led the SuperSonics to a 4-0 week, averaging 28.3 points (3rd in the NBA) on .535 shooting (.560 from 3-point range), 5.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in wins over Denver, Sacramento, Toronto and Memphis. Currently ranked fifth in scoring (26.0 ppg) and fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.600), Allen scored a season-high 34 points in a dramatic come-from-behind 118-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies after trailing by 21 points in the third quarter.
Here is a closer look at the week for James and Allen:
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
Ray Allen, Seattle SuperSonics
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Cleveland’s Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Indiana’s Jermaine O’Neal, Los Angeles Clippers’ Corey Maggette, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryantand Lamar Odom, Miami’s Shaquille O’Neal, Milwaukee’s Michael Redd, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson, Portland’s Zach Randolph and San Antonio’s Tim Duncan.