G. Wallace, Nash Named NBA Players of the Week
Posted Nov 29 2005 2:56AM
NEW YORK, Nov. 28 – The Charlotte Bobcats’ Gerald Wallace and the Phoenix Suns’ Steve Nash today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 21 through Sunday, Nov. 27.
Wallace averaged 22.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists while shooting 58.7 percent. He also made six of 14 three-point shots, recorded seven steals and blocked 10 shots as he led the Bobcats to a 2-1 week. In the Bobcats’ 100-82 victory over the Wizards, Wallace scored 26 points, grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds, and made a season-high five blocks.
Here is a closer look at the week for Wallace and Nash:
Gerald Wallace, Charlotte Bobcats
Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Dallas’ Josh Howard, Denver’s Carmelo Anthony, Detroit’s Rasheed Wallace, Los Angeles Clippers’ Elton Brand and Corey Maggette, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, Orlando’s Dwight Howard, Portland’s Darius Miles, Sacramento’s Bonzi Wells, and Washington’s Antawn Jamison.