James, Brand Named NBA Players of the Week
Posted Nov 21 2005 10:28PM
NEW YORK, Nov. 21 – The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Los Angles Clippers’ Elton Brand today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 14 through Sunday, Nov. 20.
James posted his fifth career triple-double with 36 points, 11 rebounds and a season-high 10 assists on Nov. 19 in a 123-120 victory over the Sixers. He increased his season stats, averaging 29.7 points, hitting 54.7 percent of his shots, grabbing nine boards and dishing six assists per game for the week, leading the team to a 3-0 record.
Here is a closer look at the week for James and Brand:
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
Elton Brand, Los Angeles Clippers
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Cleveland’s Larry Hughes, Denver’s Marcus Camby, New Orleans/Oklahoma City’s David West, Dallas’ Dirk Nowitzki, Toronto’s Chris Bosh, Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson, Miami’s Dwyane Wade and Orlando’s Dwight Howard.