Jefferson, Stoudemire Win Players of the Week
Posted Dec 14 2004 10:26AM
Players of the Week: Dec. 6-12
NEW YORK, Dec. 13 –The New Jersey Nets’ Richard Jefferson and the Phoenix Suns’ Amare Stoudemire today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, December 6 through Sunday, December 12.
Stoudemire led the Suns to a perfect 3-0 record this week, averaging a league-high 30.7 points on 64.0% shooting, 12.0 rebounds and 3.3 assists in wins over Golden State, the Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte. Stoudemire recorded three consecutive double-doubles for the first time this season and posted a season-high 15 rebounds and career-high eight assists in a 113-110 win over the Lakers at Staples Center.
Here is a closer look at the week for Jefferson and Stoudemire:
Richard Jefferson, New Jersey
Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Denver’s Carmelo Anthony, Houston’s Tracy McGrady, Miami’s Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, Orlando’s Steve Francis, Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson, Portland’s Zach Randolph, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan and Washington’s Antawn Jamison.