NEW YORK, Nov. 19 – The Orlando Magic’s Dwight Howard and the Denver Nuggets’ Allen Iverson today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Nov. 18.

Howard’s 23.3 points and Eastern Conference-best 13.3 rebounds helped Orlando to a 4-0 week, including a 104-102 win over previously undefeated Boston on Sunday. Howard scored a career-high tying 35 points on Nov. 14 at Cleveland and became the youngest player (21 years, 343 days) in NBA history to amass 3,000 career rebounds on Nov. 16 at New Jersey.

Iverson helped Denver to a 3-0 week by leading the Western Conference in scoring at 26.7 points per game. He tallied 37 points, eight assists, three rebounds and two steals in a 122-100 win over Cleveland on Nov. 12 and registered 20 points, seven assists and two rebounds in 110-93 win over Portland on Nov. 14.

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

Dwight Howard, Orlando Magic
Nov. 13 vs. Seattle: Tallied 13 points, 12 rebounds, three blocks and two assists in a 103-76 win over the SuperSonics.
Nov. 14 @ Cleveland: Poured in 35 points to go along with 16 rebounds, four blocks and two assists in a 117-116 overtime win over the Cavaliers.
Nov. 16 @ New Jersey: Collected 21 points, 19 rebounds and one block in a 95-70 win over the Nets.
Nov. 18 vs. Boston: Notched 24 points, six rebounds, three blocks and two assists in a 104-102 win over the Celtics.

Allen Iverson, Denver Nuggets
Nov. 12 vs. Cleveland: Posted 37 points, eight assists, three rebounds and two steals in a 122-100 win over the Cavaliers.
Nov. 14 vs. Portland: Tallied 20 points, seven assists and two rebounds in a 110-93 win over the Trail Blazers.
Nov. 17 vs. New York: Registered 23 points and four assists in a 115-83 win over the Knicks.

Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Cleveland’s LeBron James, Dallas’ Josh Howard, Denver’s Carmelo Anthony, Milwaukee’s Andrew Bogut, New Orleans’ Chris Paul and David West and Washington’s Caron Butler.