NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2006 -- The Philadelphia 76ers’ Allen Iverson and the Utah Jazz’ Carlos Boozer today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Tuesday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 5.

Iverson averaged a league-high 34.0 points on .493 shooting, while posting 9.7 assists and 3.7 rebounds per game to lead the Sixers to a 3-0 week. Iverson has scored 30-plus points in six straight games dating back to last season, two games shy of his career-best eight-game streak, and has scored 30-plus points in his last three season openers tying Michael Jordan's streak from the 1995-96 thru 1997-98 seasons.

Boozer led the Jazz to a 3-0 record, averaging 20.7 points on .500 shooting and 15 rebounds and currently leads the league in rebounding (15.0 rpg) and is averaging 5.7 more boards over last season. Boozer recorded three double-doubles on the week and led the Jazz in both scoring (20.7) and rebounds. In addition, he helped Utah defeat the Suns in Phoenix for the first time since the 2003-04 season, leading the team back from a 15-point deficit in the second half.

Here is a closer look at the week for Iverson and Boozer:

Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers

  • Nov. 1 vs. Atlanta: Posted 32 points, six assists and four rebounds in a 88-75 win over the Hawks.
  • Nov. 3 @ Orlando: Connected on 15-of-25 field goals for 39 points, while adding 10 assists and three rebounds in a 105-103 win over the Magic.
  • Nov. 5 vs. Miami: Recorded 31 points, 13 assists, four rebounds and two steals in a 107-98 win over the Heat.

    Carlos Boozer, Utah Jazz

  • Nov. 1 vs. Houston: Posted a double-double of 24 points and 19 rebounds in a 107-97 win over the Rockets.
  • Nov. 3 at Phoenix: Led his team in scoring with 21 points on 7-of-15 shooting while tallying 12 rebounds and dishing out three assists in a 108-104 come from behind road win over the Suns.
  • Nov. 4 vs. Golden State: Recorded his third double-double of the week with 17 points and 14 rebounds in a 106-82 win over the Warriors.

    Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Atlanta’s Joe Johnson, Detroit’s Richard Hamilton, Houston’s Yao Ming, Indiana’s Jermaine O’Neal, the Los Angeles Lakers’ Lamar Odom, Milwaukee’s Charlie Villanueva, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, and New Orleans/Oklahoma City’s David West.