LAS VEGAS, Feb. 12, 2007 – The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade and the Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 5 through Sunday, Feb. 11.

Wade, who also won the award last week and for the week of Jan. 8-14, averaged 27.5 points, 8.8 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.75 steals in helping lead Miami to a 3-1 week. He recorded 27 points, 12 assists, five rebounds and three steals in a 113-93 win over Charlotte on Feb. 5 and registered 30 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three blocks in a 91-79 win over Boston on Feb. 7.

Anthony, who was named to his first NBA All-Star team by Commissioner David Stern last week, averaged 30.3 points along with 8.3 rebounds and 7.8 assists as Denver posted a 2-2 record on the week. He recorded his first career triple-double on Feb. 5 vs. Phoenix with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, which tied a career high. Anthony also posted 29 points, 10 assists, eight rebounds and three steals in a Feb. 10 win at Milwaukee.

Here is a closer look at the week for Wade and Anthony:

Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat

  • Feb. 5 vs. Charlotte: Registered 27 points, 12 assists, five rebounds and three steals in a 113-93 win over the Bobcats.
  • Feb. 7 at Boston: Tallied 30 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three blocks in a 91-79 win over the Celtics.
  • Feb. 9 at Cleveland: Posted 27 points, seven assists, one rebound and two steals in a 103-79 loss to the Cavaliers.
  • Feb. 11 vs. San Antonio: Notched 26 points, seven assists, four rebounds and three blocks in a 100-85 win over the Spurs.

    Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets

  • Feb. 5 vs. Phoenix: Notched first career triple-double with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in 113-108 loss to the Suns.
  • Feb. 7 vs. New Orleans/Okla. City: Scored 27 points and added nine rebounds, six assists and two blocks in 114-112 overtime loss to the Hornets.
  • Feb. 9 at Indiana: Registered 34 points, six rebounds and five assists in a 102-95 win over the Pacers.
  • Feb. 10 at Milwaukee: Tallied 29 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in a 109-102 win over the Bucks.

    Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Cleveland’s Sasha Pavlovic, Detroit’s Rasheed Wallace, Houston’s Tracy McGrady, Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett, New Jersey’s Vince Carter, New Orleans/Oklahoma City’s Tyson Chandler, Sacramento’s Kevin Martin, Toronto’s Chris Bosh and Utah’s Mehmet Okur.