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Irving, Randolph named Players of the Week

POSTED: Feb 2, 2015 3:37 PM ET

Official release


— The Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving and the Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 26, through Sunday, Feb. 1.

Irving led the league in scoring at 31.5 ppg, as he helped the Cavaliers to a 4-0 week. Irving, who shot 51.2 percent (22-of-43) from three-point range, added 5.3 apg, 3.5 rpg, and 1.75 spg. During a 99-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Jan. 28, Irving connected on 11-of-19 three-pointers en route to a career-high 55 points. Irving and the Cavaliers have won 10 straight games.

Randolph averaged 20.5 points (10th in the Western Conference) and 13.8 rebounds (second in the Western Conference) as he helped the Grizzlies to a 4-0 record. Randolph recorded a point-rebound double-double in all four games, extending his streak of consecutive games with a double-double to 12. On Jan. 31, Randolph contributed 21 points and 18 rebounds as Memphis topped the Oklahoma City Thunder 85-74.

Here is a recap of the week for Irving and Randolph:

Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers

GameTime: Irving's 55

Mike Fratello and Grant Hill take a keen look at Kyrie Irving's 55-point night versus the Trail Blazers.

Jan. 27 @ Detroit: Tallied 38 points and added six assists and three steals in a 103-95 win over the Pistons.

Jan. 28 vs. Portland: Connected on 11-of-19 three-pointers en route to a career-high 55 points in a 99-94 win over the Trail Blazers.

Jan. 30 vs. Sacramento: Scored 21 points and added six assists in a 101-90 win over the Kings.

Jan. 31 @ Minnesota: Contributed 12 points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 106-90 win over the Timberwolves.

Zach Randolph, Memphis Grizzlies

Randolph Dominates

Highlights from Zach Randolph's huge night as he scores 21 points and grabs 18 rebounds in the Grizzlies win.

Jan. 26 vs. Orlando: Posted 24 points, 10 rebounds and six assists during a 103-94 win over the Magic.

Jan. 27 @ Dallas: Tallied 22 points and 10 rebounds in a 109-90 win over the Mavericks.

Jan. 29 vs. Denver: Scored 15 points and pulled down 17 rebounds during a 99-69 win over the Nuggets.

Jan. 31 vs. Oklahoma City: Posted his fourth double-double of the week with 21 points and 18 rebounds during a 85-74 win over the Thunder.

Other nominees for the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Atlanta's Paul Millsap, Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, Miami's Hassan Whiteside, New York's Carmelo Anthony, Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge, and Toronto's Lou Williams.