March 28, 2005
- Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson
and Seattle’s Ray Allen
today were named the Eastern Conference and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 21 through Sunday, March 27.
Iverson led his team to a 3-0 week with wins over Detroit, Toronto and the Los Angeles Lakers. He averaged 31.7 points while adding 10.7 assists, 3.33 steals and 2.3 rebounds. He also hit the game-winning field-goal versus Toronto (2/25) with 2.4 seconds remaining in regulation.
Allen averaged 28.7 points and 8.3 rebounds while adding 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals per game to help lead the SuperSonics to a 3-1 record.
Here is a closer look at the week for Iverson and Allen.
March 23 vs. Detroit: Scored 39 points, while adding 10 assists and five steals in a 107-84 win over the visiting Pistons.
March 25 vs. Toronto: Had 36 points, seven assists, three rebounds and a steal as the 76ers defeated the Raptors 103-101.
March 27 at L.A. Lakers: Scored 20 points and recorded 15 assists, three rebounds and four steals in a 96-89 win over the Lakers.
AllenMarch 24 @ Portland: Had 19 points and eight rebounds in a 96-91 win over the Trail Blazers.
March 25 vs. New York: Recorded 40 points, nine rebounds and two assists in a 109-101 win over the visiting Knicks.
March 27 vs. Washington: Scored 27 points and had eight rebounds, two assists and two steals as the SuperSonics were narrowly defeated by the Wizards, 95-94.
Other nominees for Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week were Charlotte’s Primoz Brezec, Brevin Knight and Emeka Okafor, Dallas’s Dirk Nowitzki, Denver’s Carmelo Anthony and Andre Miller, Corey Maggette of the Los Angeles Clippers, Miami’s Shaquille O’Neal and Phoenix’s Shawn Marion.
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