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.


James led the Cavaliers to a perfect 3-0 week, averaging 29.7 points (2nd in the NBA) on .673 shooting, 6.3 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 2.33 steals in wins over Detroit, Boston and Chicago. James posted a career-high 43 points on 15-of-22 shooting and 11-of-12 from the line the win over Detroit.

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:

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LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
Nov. 24 vs. Detroit: Recorded a career-high 43 points along with six rebounds, five assists, three steals and a block in a 92-76 win over the visiting Detroit Pistons.
Nov. 26 @ Boston: Had 20 points, eight assists, six rebounds and three steals as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics at FleetCenter 98-96.
Nov. 27 vs. Chicago: Had 26 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and a steal in a 96-74 win over the Bulls at Gund Arena.

Shawn Marion, Phoenix Suns
Nov. 22 vs. Chicago: Tallied 21 points and a season-high 16 rebounds in a 100-82 victory over the visiting Bulls.
Nov. 24 vs. Milwaukee: Recorded 23 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and two blocks as the Suns defeated the Bucks 111-104.
Nov. 26 vs. New Orleans: Recorded a season-high 33 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and three blocks as the Suns captured their third win of the week with a 95-86 defeat of the visiting Hornets.

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.