James, Marion Named Players of the Week
Posted Nov 29 2004 3:54PM
Players of the Week: Nov. 22-28
NEW YORK, Nov. 29 –The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Phoenix Suns’ Shawn Marion today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, November 22 through Sunday, November 28.
Marion led the Suns to a perfect 3-0 week, averaging 25.7 points, 14.3 rebounds (Tied for 1st in the NBA), 2.0 assists and 1.67 blocks in wins over Chicago, Milwaukee and New Orleans. Marion has a streak of five consecutive games of a double-double including nine of his last ten.
Here is a closer look at the week for James and Marion:
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
Shawn Marion, Phoenix Suns
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Indiana’s Jamaal Tinsley, Los Angeles Clippers Elton Brand, Miami’s Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, Orlando’s Steve Francis, Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson, Portland’s Zach Randolph, Seattle’s Rashard Lewis and Washington’s Larry Hughes and Antawn Jamison.