Redd, Howard Named NBA Players of the Week
Posted Jan 2 2007 3:55PM
NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2007 – The Milwaukee Bucks’ Michael Redd and the Dallas Mavericks’ Josh Howard today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Dec. 25 through Sunday, Dec. 31.
Redd, who also won the award for the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3, averaged 27.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists in helping Milwaukee to a 3-1 record last week. He notched 36 points and seven rebounds in a 114-107 win at San Antonio on Dec. 26 and posted 28 points, eight rebounds and four assists in a 119-102 win over Washington on Dec. 30.
Howard, who also won the award last week, registered averages of 21.5 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.3 blocks in helping Dallas, winners of 10 in a row, to a 4-0 week. He had 28 points, 17 rebounds, five assists and three blocks in Dallas’ 89-85 win at Denver on Dec. 31.
Here is a closer look at the week for Redd and Howard:
Michael Redd, Milwaukee Bucks
Josh Howard, Dallas Mavericks
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Detroit’s Richard Hamilton, Houston’s Tracy McGrady, Milwaukee’s Andrew Bogut, Cleveland's LeBron James, Phoenix’s Steve Nash and Amaré Stoudemire, Sacramento’s Mike Bibby and Washington’s Gilbert Arenas.