A.I. scored 34.8 points per game last week, while KG averaged a double-double
NEW YORK, Nov. 25 –
Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson
and Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett
today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 18 through Sunday, Nov. 24.
Iverson led the 76ers to a 3-1 record last week by averaging a league-high 34.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 3.00 steals.
Garnett averaged 23.3 points, 16.0 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 1.50 steals in leading the Timberwolves to a 3-1 record for the week.
Here is a closer look at the week for Iverson and Garnett:
|Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers||Kevin Garnett, Minnesota Timberwolves|
|Nov. 19 at New Orleans – Had a season-high 38 points, helping the Sixers rally from a 22-point deficit, while adding six rebounds, seven assists and three steals in a 99-98 loss to the Hornets.
||Nov. 19 vs. Memphis – Had a season-high 34 points while adding 22 rebounds and six assists as the Timberwolves defeated the Grizzlies 110-106 (OT). Was his 10th 20-point/20-rebounds game of his career.|
|Nov. 20 at Memphis – Recorded 33 points, six assists, three rebounds and three steals in a 95-88 win over the Grizzlies.
||Nov. 20 at Atlanta – Recorded 15 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal in a 103-93 win over the Hawks.|
|Nov. 22 vs. Toronto – Recorded 31 points, seven rebound, five assists and five steals as the Sixers remained unbeaten at home with a 90-80 victory over the Raptors.
||Nov. 23 vs. New Jersey – Recorded 19 points, 15 rebounds and four assists as the Timberwolves lost to the visiting Nets.|
|Nov. 24 at Toronto – Scored 37 points while grabbing seven rebounds as the Sixers defeated the Raptors 94-84.
||Nov. 24 at New York – Recorded 25 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and a block in a 106-88 win at New York.|
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Boston’s Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker, Dallas’ Michael Finley, Detroit’s Ben Wallace, New Jersey’s Jason Kidd, New Orleans’ P.J. Brown and Jamal Mashburn, Sacramento’s Chris Webber, San Antonio’s Tim Duncan and Utah’s Karl Malone.